Does Having a Father Shorten Your Life?

For most of human history, people have sought tricks to extend their lives, but new research suggests that one key may be not having a father. Researchers in Japan created 13 mice using DNA material from two mothers, and compared their lifespans with mice born under normal circumstances. They found that the mice with no father lived roughly 842 days, with control mice living 186 fewer days, on average, findings that suggested a benefit to not having a father. "We have known for some time that...Full Story
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