Key points from article :
Calico scientists studied over 3,000 naked mole-rat lifespan data.
Mortality hazard did not increase with age.
Defiance of Gompertz’s law uniquely identifies NMR as a non-aging mammal.
Females show no menopause. Neurogenesis is prolonged.
For two-thirds of life, NMRs show no significant changes in cardiac function, body composition, or bone quality.
Age-associated chronic diseases such as cancer are also rare.
Proteasome function, mitochondrial mass, gene and protein expression are maintained with age.