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A Natural Limit to Human Life Expectancy? (BBC News / Nature)

Summary Despite recent historical trends in the seemingly endless increase in human life expectancy, researchers analysing global demographic data believe they may have detected signs that the maximum lifespan may be limited to around 115 years “Our results strongly suggest … Continue reading

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UK’s Oldest Woman Dies (BBC News)

Summary The UK’s oldest woman and former concert pianist, Gladys Hooper, aged 113, passed away at Highfield Nursing Home in Ryde (the Isle of Wight) today. It is understood that the new oldest person in Britain is now Bessie Camm, … Continue reading

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