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Researchers say 125 years is probably the maximum human life span

After analyzing data on human longevity for years, US researchers have concluded that hopes science extend life span by hundreds of years is probably fruitless. While we’ve made strides for decades at improving average life expectancy, life span is an entirely different ballgame. Children born today can expect to live to 79, according to the researchers. A far cry from the 47 year expectancy for those born in 1900.
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