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Plateau of Human Mortality: Demography of Longevity Pioneers

A new study in Science shows that human death rates increase exponentially up to about age 80, then decelerate.

After age 105, human death rates plateau, such that the 110-year-old is no more likely to die than the 105-year old.

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