Everyone gets old. It’s an inevitable truth humans have come to terms with. How old you’ll live to, however, is another question. If you’re aiming for the century mark, researchers from the University of Otago in Otago, New Zealand, say they know the secret.
German archeologist Klaus Schmidt has made one of the most startling discoveries of the era, six miles from Urfa, an ancient city in southeastern Turkey, where he found a massive carved stone of about 13,000 years old crafted by ancient humans without the knowledge of metal tools or even pottery. As it turned out, the oldest temple on the Earth, known as Göbekli Tepe, predates even the oldest of Egyptian Pyramids.
Men who delay starting a family have a ticking ‘biological clock’ — just like women — that may affect the health of their wives and children, according to Rutgers (the State University of New Jersey) researchers.
Psychology researchers have found that stress can play a significant role in how old emerging adults feel, with every stressful event above the daily norm making many young people feel at least one year older.
Adults well into their 70s can generate hundreds of new neurons a day — just as much as young people — according to a study that disputes previous findings that brain activity slows down as people age.