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Scientist claims 115 is the hard limit on human lifespan, but it’s not that simple

Scientist claims 115 is the hard limit on human lifespan, but it’s not that simple Jan Vijg of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine has made a heavily qualified assertion that the maximum human lifespan is 115 years, plus or minus a bit.Since the data don’t show anyone living past about 115, with a very few notable exceptions, Vijg says that the data “strongly suggests” that 115 represents a hard limit to human longevity.

The Elixir of Immortality May Reside Deep Within Our Brains

The Elixir of Immortality May Reside Deep Within Our Brains The key lies in something called neuronal stem cells, a type of undifferentiated brain cell residing within the hypothalamus.That there existed a correlation between the amount of neuronal stem cells within the hypothalamus and overall measures of aging is itself unsurprising, since many biomarkers correlate closely with aging.