Blood of world's oldest person hints at limits of life

Posted in Medicine on 25th Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

Death is the one certainty in life; a pioneering analysis of blood from one of the world's oldest and healthiest women has given clues to why it happens.

UK centenarian numbers rise steeply in a decade

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2014
by Alex Muller

The number of people living in the UK aged 100 increased by 73% in the decade to 2012, said the Office for National Statistics.