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Can a human being live longer than 120 years?

A human cell can divide roughly 50 times before it dies out. It's called the Hayflick limit, and it's become a real headache for the anti-aging science. As long as the limit holds, it suggests a maximum human lifespan of 120 years — but a new crop of research suggests the limit may not be as hard …

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James Gandolfini left most of his $70 million estate to his two children

Six months before he died, actor James Gandolfini signed a will leaving most of his $70 million fortune to his two children.<p>Documents filed Tuesday in Manhattan Surrogate’s Court, and obtained by the New York Post, show the “Sopranos” star remembered other members of his family and some close …

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Hernandez 'flop house' yields ammunition, hooded sweatshirt

Investigators who searched a "flop house" leased to Aaron Hernandez found a white hooded sweatshirt consistent to one the football player was seen wearing in a surveillance video on the night prosecutors allege he orchestrated the killing of an acquaintance, according to search warrants.<p>Law …

Military Sonar Is Causing Mass Whale Strandings

Beaked whales, the most common casualty of the strandings, were shown to be highly sensitive to sonar. But the research also revealed unexpectedly that blue whales, the largest animals on Earth and whose population has plummeted by 95% in the last century, also abandoned feeding and swam rapidly …

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Explosion in Number of Potentially Habitable Worlds

Climate model predicts 60 billion water-friendly planets around red dwarf stars.<p><b>The number of potentially habitable worlds circling red dwarf stars—the most abundant type of star in our Milky Way galaxy—may have just doubled to 60 billion, a new study suggests.</b><p>Using global climate models originally …

Did Andromeda crash into the Milky Way 10 billion years ago?

"Dark matter would work like honey: in a close encounter, the Milky Way and Andromeda would get stuck together, figuratively speaking", says team …