When I'm 164: How Can Bioscience Push the Limits of Lifespan?
In 1835, Charles Darwin reached the Galapagos Islands aboard the HMS Beagle. While there ... chimpanzees. They have an average life span of 53 years. This makes the current life expectancy in the West of nearly 80 years, with a maximum life span of ...
For pets' quality of life, some spots better than others
Louisiana and Mississippi offer the shortest average life span for dogs and cats, while pets in Colorado and Montana live longer, according to the 2012 State of Pet Health Report released by Banfield Pet Hospital, the world's largest veterinary practice.
Overweight dogs have a shorter life expectancy
"We saw that overweight dogs tend to have a shorter life expectancy. This was particularly pronounced in five breeds - Labrador, Shih Tzu, American Cocker Spaniel, Golden Retriever and Beagle", commented ... There were on average 546 dogs per breed and ...
Washington's Air Pollution is Lowering Your Life Expectancy by 30 Minutes a Day
Microlives are units developed by statistician David Spiegelhalter to describe all the little risks you take throughout your life that take a toll on your overall well-being. A single microlife represents 30 minutes of mortality, so on average you expend ...
Hints From Heloise: The life span of chicken salad?
Thanks for writing, and hope this helps. -- Heloise Dear Readers: Elena Amico, via e-mail, sent a photo of her 12-year-old beagle, Pattycake, wearing a cute blue top hat. Elena says, “I found Pattycake on the street along with another beagle, Baci ...