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The 100-year life is here. This is how can we meet the challenges of longevity.

Most children in the developed world born since 2000 can expect to live up to 100 years and beyond.

We helped track 77 species for up to 60 years to try to reveal the secrets of long life. And some don’t seem to age at all

Understanding what drives long life in other animals might lead to different biomedical targets to study humans too.

Anti-ageing treatments: these two drug types are being investigated

Ageing is so far known to be caused by nine biological mechanisms, sometimes called the "hallmarks of ageing".

Could protecting our proteins help us prevent ageing?

Beyond the genome, protection of our proteome – that is to say, our proteins – can now be seen as the key to our longevity.

Your body can be younger than you are – here’s how to understand (and improve) your ‘biological age’

There are treatments in development that could significantly reverse ageing, if they translate effectively from rodents to humans.

The Possibility of Living Past 100 Years

The possibility of living past 100 years old is no longer a distant dream but a tangible goal supported by advancements in science and medicine.

Ageing and the Latest Techniques in Anti-Ageing Research

The pursuit of understanding and manipulating the ageing process has led to groundbreaking advancements in recent years.

Transhumanism and Healthy Life Extension

Modern science and technology can lead to radical improvements in the human condition, and so should be used to this end.

How long will humans be able to live for in the future?

Humans will almost certainly break Jeanne Calment's record of 122 this century, but probably not by more than a decade.

The Secrets of Longevity: Exploring the Lifespan of Animals

While humans cannot live forever, some animals are blessed with the ability to live for an exceptionally long time.

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