Tag Archives: longevity in the wild

Studying both ends of that burning candle

A nice article on an excellent complimentary approach to “traditional” aging research. Instead of focusing on what goes wrong in Early-Agers, let’s focus on them, AND on what is different from normal in Super-Agers!


Bowhead whales revealed as the world’s oldest living mammals

… and it’s all because of stone harpoon points found embedded in the whales’ bodies. Amazing story…

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Photo credit: Craig George and Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission

Some of the science behind the reports (let me know if you can’t access the paper):