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  • n  the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)

  • E-Mail a Friend All good things must come to an end but do they have to end so soon? A new bubble-blowing formula called Catch-A-Bubble extends the lifespan of the average soap .
  • A: According to our study, it appears they can last the entire lifespan of the human organism 90 years plus.
  • It's rarely a good idea to take NASA's estimates of the lifespan of its ships too literally.
News & Articles

  • Lifespan-extending drug given late in life reverses age-related heart disease in mice: Rapamycin
    Mice suffering from age-related heart disease saw a significant improvement in cardiac function after treatment with the FDA-approved drug rapamycin for just three months. New research shows how rapamycin impacts mammalian tissues, providing functional insights and possible benefits for a drug that can extend lifespan in mice as much as 14 percent. Researchers are now recruiting seniors with ...
    June 10, 2013 - Science Daily
  • Lifespan-extending drug given late in life reverses age-related heart disease in mice
    ( Buck Institute for Age Research ) Mice suffering from age-related heart disease saw a significant improvement in cardiac function after treatment with the FDA-approved drug rapamycin for just three months. Research at the Buck Institute shows how rapamycin impacts mammalian tissues, providing functional insights and possible benefits for a drug that can extend lifespan in mice as much as 14 ...
    June 10, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • LifeSpan Center to host celebration June 12
    CHARLESTON — The LifeSpan will host a celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, and the public is invited.
    June 7, 2013 - Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Quotes

  • Sir Alex Ferguson in Sportinglife.com
    It is a very precarious industry,said Ferguson. "Very few managers last more than three or four years with a club nowadays and the lifespan of a manager is getting shorter and shorter. I count myself fortunate to spend so long at one club....
  • Henry Waxman in Washington Post
    The Navy report included slides with "a series of 'bottom line ' warnings - printed in red ink - that concluded the ship would not last for its full 30-year lifespan," Waxman said.
  • Steny Hoyer in Firedoglake (blog)
    We should consider a higher retirement age or one pegged to lifespan,Hoyer said.

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