Scientists say there's a limit to the human lifespan – and we’ve already hit it

Humans may have reached their maximum limits for height, lifespan and physical performance, according to a first-of-its-kind research that looked at 120 years worth of historical information.

Scientists suggest that humans have biological limitations, and that anthropogenic impacts on the environment - including climate change - could have a deleterious effect on these limits.

Despite stories that with each generation we will live longer and longer, this review suggests there may be a maximum threshold to our biological limits that we cannot exceed.

Researchers studied trends emerging from historical records, concluding that there...

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By: DNA India - Thursday, 7 December

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