Archives for December 1, 2015

The Math That Shows Humans Could Live Ten Times Longer

A new model shows that evolution has programmed us to die—and that reprogramming isn’t off the table. “In traditional theory, evolution will always choose the longest lifespan, and then what we experience is the longest possible, biologically…” But what if creatures’ lifespans—including humans’—weren’t necessarily determined by their bodies’ adeptness at staying alive, but regulated by […]