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Scientists think they know why people live so long: mothers

Why do people live so long? A new study suggests that caring for a mother may be a key part of it. The study, from Cornell Universitysays that the reason humans and other primates live so long can be at least partly explained by the mother-child bond. Maternal care leads to the evolution of “long, slow lives,” noted the studypublished …

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