Here's a conundrum: evolution is all about helping organisms produce more offspring. If a trait makes an animal more likely to die, that trait eventually disappears in favor of traits that help them live. But even if you never suffer from a single disease or injury, you're still going to die of old age. So why hasn't evolution put a stop to aging? According to researchers at the University of Arizona, it's because it's mathematically impossible.
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Written by Ashley Hamer December 4, 2017
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