# Short-Questions

Fast solutions for complex problems

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## Can a human being live?

Humans may be able to live for between 120 and 150 years, but no longer than this “absolute limit” on human life span, a new study suggests. If therapies were to be developed to extend the body’s resilience, the researchers argue, these may enable humans to live longer, healthier lives.

### Will a human ever live to 150?

These calculations predicted that for everyone – regardless of their health or genetics – resilience failed completely at 150, giving a theoretical limit to human lifespan. The Dosi limit for maximum lifespan is about 25% longer than Jeanne Calment lived.

#### Whats the longest a human can theoretically live?

And even if we make it through life with few stressors, this incremental decline sets the maximum life span for humans at somewhere between 120 and 150 years.

Is immortality possible?

A study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has stated, through a mathematical equation, that it is impossible to stop ageing in multicellular organisms, which include humans, bringing the immortality debate to a possible end.

Who is the oldest person to ever live?

Jeanne Calment
The oldest person ever to have lived, according to Guinness World Records, is Jeanne Calment, from France, who lived to be 122 years and 164 days old. The oldest man ever is Jiroemon Kimura, from Japan, who was born on April 19th, 1897, and died, the age of 116 years and 54 days, on June 12th, 2013.

## Is anyone from the 1800s alive?

Emma Martina Luigia Morano OMRI (29 November 1899 – 15 April 2017) was an Italian supercentenarian who, before her death at the age of 117 years and 137 days, was the world’s oldest living person whose age had been verified, and the last living person to have been verified as being born in the 1800s.

### Are lobsters immortal?

Contrary to popular belief, lobsters are not immortal. Older lobsters are also known to stop moulting, which means that the shell will eventually become damaged, infected, or fall apart and they die. The European lobster has an average life span of 31 years for males and 54 years for females.

#### What animal is immortal?

jellyfish Turritopsis dohrnii
To date, there’s only one species that has been called ‘biologically immortal’: the jellyfish Turritopsis dohrnii. These small, transparent animals hang out in oceans around the world and can turn back time by reverting to an earlier stage of their life cycle.