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Some females do die for males!

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 13:40

In some species, mothers apparently live just so as to produced the male`s progeny. And die soon after giving birth.

New worm research could help humans live for 500 years

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 15:36

If what works for worms can be applied to humans, then living to the ripe old age of 500 might be a possibility for us too, a new study has shown.

Space travel extends lifespan of microscopic worm

Last Updated: Sunday, July 08, 2012, 10:00

The effect of spaceflight on a microscopic worm, Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans), could help it to live longer, a new study has revealed.