naked mole rat longevity lifespan

The naked mole rat is the longest-living rodent known and can live an astonishing 16x longer than regular rats.  But that’s just the tip of the iceberg!  Naked mole rats are immune to environmental chemicals, they don’t feel pain when being burnt with acid and in their natural habitats they are immune to cancer. In…

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Watching tv shorten lifespan

Sitting in front of the television may seem like a relaxing way to pass the time, but spending too much time in front of the tube may take years off your life. That’s what Australian researchers found when they generated life-expectancy tables for people based on mortality information from the Australian Bureau of Statistics as…

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