Step toward fountain of youth?

Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, say they've been able to turn back the molecular clock by infusing the blood stem cells of old mice with a longevity gene - bringing back the stem cells' ability to regenerate.

Grandmothers responsible for human longevity

The helpfulness of grandmothers is the reason humans don't die in their thirties the way chimpanzees do, new research shows - and may even explain our bigger brains.

'Longevity gene' is nothing of the sort

British scientists have poured cold water on US research that claimed to have identified a gene responsible for ageing.

Get back to your desk: workaholics live longer than laid-back people

Want to live for a long time? Cut out the jokes, worry a lot and work hard.

New study: Males might be more "disposable" than females

Scientists may have recently figured out why women tend to live longer than men. A new study set to be published this month in Scientific American says that males could be genetically more disposable than females.

New genetic test predicts who will live to 100

A team says it's identified a group of genes that can predict exceptionally long life in humans with 77 percent accuracy.

Nvida says GTX 480 designed to run at "high temperatures"

Nvidia has responded to "concerns" about the GTX 480 by noting that the recently introduced GPU was designed to run at "high temperatures" without affecting quality or longevity.