life span


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
See: lifetime
References in periodicals archive ?
The conclusion that evolution shortens life spans is based on mathematical simulations that show for the first time that relatively short-lived organisms in a population fare better over time than longer-lived and even immortal competitors.
The researchers were able to manipulate the yeast life span by mutating certain chemical residues to mimic the acetylated and deacetylated forms of the protein Sip2.
Veterinary doctor Agneta Egenvall, said the survey calculations of life span and sickness were largely based on information from animal insurance companies who provide cover to half of the 800,000 pet dogs in Sweden.
Initial activities for LIFE SPAN labs and Anvil include full-service search engine marketing support such as search engine optimization, pay-per-click management and social media marketing.
In an annual report, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said that the average life span for Japanese women stood at 86.
In order to lengthen the life span of a silk tree, keep its soil on the dry side.
Campbell, California -- Campbell, California, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A drug used to treat diabetes has been found to produce anti-ageing effects similar to those of caloric restriction (CR), an experimental method that retards ageing, prevents age-related diseases, prolongs youth, and extends life span.
Still, as far as we know, the maximum human life span is the 122 years achieved by the cigarette-smoking French woman Jeanne Calment, who died in 1997.
Marcus Laux has been named LIFE SPAN labs' health science advisor, the men's sexual health company confirmed today.
When the animals lack a certain pain-sensing protein, their life span increases by an average of 10 to 15 percent, scientists report in the May 22 Cell.
elegans, growth media containing a low concentration of curcumin increased mean (average) life span by 39% and maximum life span by 21.