As average ages of death continue to rise in most developed countries, the idea that humans may one day live extraordinarily extended lives is no longer fantastic. Scarcely a day goes by without a report on the latest studies that … Continue reading Who Wants to Live Forever?
Did the Celts really have red hair? What colour were Boudicca’s eyes? Were all the Vikings blond-haired and blue-eyed? Such questions have always been impossible to answer with any certainty. Nowadays photography records the truth for us, but for older … Continue reading Ancient Skeletons Give Up Their Secrets
It’s long been known that having an active lifestyle helps you live longer, but does activity contribute to longevity or is it just an indication you have a longevity gene? Researchers have recently found a link between genetics and longevity … Continue reading Longevity: Which Came First, Behaviour or Genes?