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Why do we age and How to prolong the maximum duration of human life

 

The average life expectancy had doubled since the prehistoric period to the 19th century and doubled again over last hundred years. But the maximum duration of human life hasn’t changed so much. In fact, it’s known that many centenarian lived in the ancient world.

All mammals, including humans, age in a very similar manner and unfortunately die of old age.  Why does this happen, and what are the fundamental biological principles responsible for this?

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