Comments for: 72 is the new 30: Modern humans excel at surviving longer

Posted Oct. 16, 2012, at 9:38 a.m.

LOS ANGELES — Modern humans have gotten incomparably good at survival, doing more to extend our lives over the past century than our forebears did in the previous 6.6 million years since we parted evolutionary ways with chimpanzees, according to a new study. In fact, humans in societies with plentiful …

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