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If the research is confirmed by other studies, that could mean the limit of the human lifespan has yet to be reached.
* "First Project 2000 Grants to Extend the Human Lifespan. Unraveling the Mystery of Protein Synthesis; Decrease in Protein Synthesis with Age." Anti-Aging News.
However, GMOs have only been around for forty years, whereas the human lifespan is approximately seventy-five years, meaning there could still be long-term effects we have yet to face.
Understanding the regulation and limitation of the telomerase enzyme holds the promise of reversing telomere shortening and cellular aging with the potential to extend human lifespan and improve the health and wellness of elderly individuals.
Then there's Alphabet CEO Larry Page who has launched Calico Company, which researches ways to improve human lifespan. Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal has given $7 million to the Methuselah Foundation, a non-profit, focused on life-extending therapies Thiel reportedly takes human growth hormone, follows a paleo diet, does not eat sugar and drinks red wine.
The results confirm that many genetic variants combine to influence human lifespan: no single gene variant was found to be responsible.
This week has been exciting for the study of human aging and lifespan, as a recent Dutch article claimed to have found the "maximum" human lifespan: 115.7 for women, and 114.1 for men, IFL Science reported.
According to Guinness World Records, Jeanne Calment, a French woman, had the longest confirmed human lifespan. She died in 1997 at the age of 122.
A human lifespan is no longer than one swift glance in comparison to Carl Sagan's "cosmic calendar," the life of the universe compressed into a single calendar year.
4 WHAT age is likely to be the absolute limit of human lifespan, according to scientists?
Leading experts predict technological advances will enable scientists to "hack the code of life," allowing a 100 year old to look and feel as young and vibrant as a 40-50 year old does today, and will push the healthy human lifespan way beyond 120 years.
122 years: Longest recorded human lifespan - Jeanne Louise Calment who died in France in 1997 177 years: Longest living land animal - Galapagos tortoise 200 years: Longest living sea mammal - Bowhead whale 365 years: Reputed age of Biblical figure Enoch, according to the Book of Genesis 416 years: Age Michelle Winstone would have to reach to pay back PS51,034 at PS2.66 a week

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