Could Japan Hold The Secret To Living To Be 115 Years Old?

Published: Oct 18, 2016

Humanity’s lust for immortality has long been observed; embedded within myth and legend like the immortal vampire or the fountain promising everlasting youth, we have long dreamed of defeating death. In the modern era, age has been argued to be less a fact of the human condition but more a disease vulnerable to scientific inquiry like the thousands that came before.

However, a recent study from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, published October 4 in Nature suggests that a maximum ceiling to human life span does exist — and it has already been reached.

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