Could the bowhead whale genome help humans live longer than Methuselah?

January 5, 2015 10:56 PM

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Could the bowhead whale genome help humans live longer than Methuselah?

Bowhead whales can live to be over 200 years old

Humans live exceptionally long lives versus most animals, with few exceptions (elephants and tortoises come to mind). We’ve got nothing on the bowhead whale, however, which can live to be 200 years old. Now, a new study published in Cell Reports reveals the complete bowhead whale genome, and scienti...

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