Immortal Animals

If they can, could we?

Resources

AnAge - Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity - Human Ageing Genomic Resources (HAGR)
Curated database of ageing and life history in animals, including extensive longevity records.

Animals and plants that can live forever - BBC Earth
Stem cells seem to be the key in Hydra's lack of cellular ageing

Recent News

Naked Mole Rats Repair DNA Super Efficiently

Fight Aging! - 27-Jun-2018

Spontaneous tumors are extremely rare in naked mole rats.

Red coral can live for five hundred years

National Geographic - 31-Mar-2018

Coral living in deeper waters have longer lives.

Alpha-2-Macroglobulin in the Cancer Immunity of Naked Mole-Rats

Fight Aging! - 08-Jan-2018

Naked mole-rats are near immune to cancer.