Catherine Brown

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Scientists thought humans couldn't live past 115 — but now some say there could be no limit

Jeanne Calment, the French woman who holds the record for the longest verified lifespan, died in 1997 at 122 years old.<p>Few people, of course, ever become supercentenarians — 110 years old or older — and even fewer hit 115.<p>So few people have exceeded that age, in fact, that a group of researchers …

Anthropology

The psychology of consumer ethics, explained

Every product has a narrative.<p>Someone harvested its fibers or manufactured it in a factory. Someone created the design. Someone calculated its value, …

Forget government guidelines. Here’s how to eat better, in 6 easy steps.

By Tamar Haspel and<p>Tamar Haspel<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Marion Nestle<p>Go through the fine print of the omnibus spending bill just passed by Congress, and you’ll see that the 2015 Dietary Guidelines, scheduled for release in — you guessed it — 2015, have been pushed out to 2016. You wouldn’t think that the …

Nutrition

How Museums Are Helping People With Memory Loss

Alzheimer’s disease affects one of every nine Americans age 65 or older, and some experts estimate that this number will double by 2050. As more and …

Hatton Garden theft: Why plan a raid in your old age?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1220000/1220033_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534409865_d6040949138c9613ec6bbb6f6234ddc5<p><b>The Hatton Garden burglary was unquestionably audacious. It was a crime that required cunning, strength and physical fitness.</b><p>The gang responsible …

Loneliness May Warp Our Genes, And Our Immune Systems

Loneliness has been linked to everything from heart disease to Alzheimer's disease. Depression is common among the lonely. Cancers tear through their bodies more rapidly, and viruses hit them harder and more frequently. In the short term, it feels like the loneliness will kill you. A study suggests …