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Media appearance 2008-2012


Centenarians: Great expectations
James W Vaupel & Kaare Christensen: Nature 492, S6-8 - Special Outlook on Ageing; December 6th 2012.

Who wants to live FOREVER?
Kirsten Avlund: Berlingske - MS p. 8; May 27, 2012.


Short chromosomes linked to fatigue in elderly.
Laila Bendix:; November 30, 2011.

A Pitched Battle Over Life Span.
James Vaupel & Kaare Christensen:; August 11, 2011.



Deutsch-dänisches Forscherteam auf der Suche nach Langlebigkeit
[German-Danish research team in search of longevity.]
Kaare Christensen: Unter Nachbarn [Among neighbours]: Der Nordschleswiger, Flensburger Tageblatt, October 23, 2010.

Look younger, live longer?
Kaare Christensen: Women from Bottom Line (Women’s magazine); September 23, 2010.

Altern wird sichtbar
[Ageing becomes visible.]
Kaare Christensen: Wissenschaft und Technik, Neue Westfälische, Bielefeld; August 30, 2010.

Half-hour interview with night host Brian Crump on the Danish Aging Research Center, the global aging trends and the likelihood of people living to the age of 100
Kaare Christensen: Radio New Zealand National (, The National Public Service Station; August 9, 2010.

Gesund alt werden 
Menschen, die jünger aussehen als sie sind, leben in der Regel länger.
[Healthy aging. People who look young for their age 'live longer'.]
Kaare Christensen: Berliner Zeitung, July 28 2010.

Lebensalter: Wir haben es selbst in der Hand
[Life expectancy. It is in our own hands.]
Kaare Christensen: Kieler Nachrichten, Journal. July 17, 2010.

The trouble with immortality. If we could live forever, would we really want to?
Kaare Christensen: Newsweek - Cover Story, USA; July 5, 2010.

For a long life, upbringing may trump education. Read online ...
Mia Madsen: Reuters Health New York; June 24, 2010.

Dawning on the age of longevity
Kaare Christensen: The Toronto Sun; Reuters; April 7, 2010.

How to Live 100 Years 
Feature 'The Science of Living Longer' with a description in details of the Danish-American research project: Long Life Family Study.
Kaare Christensen: TIME Magazine; February 11, 2010.

Nous allons vivre 100 ans. La France championne d'Europe des centenaires
[We will live 100 years: French centenarians are the chanpions of Europe.]
Bernard Jeune: Le Journal du Domarche; January 3, 2010.


Bald truth about age.
Kaare Christensen: The Mirror; December 18, 2009.

Unhealthy? It's time to take a look in the mirror.
Kaare Christensen: The Advertiser (Australia); December 15, 2009.

Look younger, live longer - study of Danish twins shows. Read online... 
Kaare Christensen: The Guardian; December 14, 2009.

People who look young for their age 'live longer'. Read online... 
Kaare Christensen: BBC News, The Daily Telegraph, Daily Mirror, Daily Mail; December 14, 2009.

Are you a baby face? Then you'll live to a ripe old age.
Kaare Christensen: Daily Mail (London); December 14, 2009.

Genes rather than stress 'makes women's hair go grey'.  Read online... 
Kaare Christensen: BBC News; December 1, 2009.

Genetics rather than stress to blame for grey hair.
Kaare Christensen:; December 1, 2009. 

Working less now to work longer later.
With people expected to live longer, researchers propose cutting work during prime time.
Kaare Christensen: The Straits Times (Singapore); November 15, 2009.

Life expectancy and the dangers of defying death.
Understanding and predicting longevity are vital if we are to manage the implications of greater life expectancy.
Kaare Christensen: The Times (London), November 5, 2009.

Will babies born today really live until 2109?
Kaare Christensen: The Irish Times; October 10, 2009.

Half of children will live to 100.
Kaare Christensen: Belfast Telegraph, Canberra Times (Australia), The Gazette (Montreal), The Guardian (London), The Independent (London), The Sun (England), The Times (London), The Washington Times, Weekend Australian; October 2-3, 2009.

Vivere fino a cent'anni - Per i bimbi di oggi sarà realtà.
Kaare Christensen: La, Scienze; October 1, 2009.

Lessons in longevity: Why do some people struggle to hit 70, while others sail past 100 without breaking the sweat?
Kaare Christensen: New Scientist - Features; September 5, 2009.


Regards de centenaires/Le temps des centenaires 
Kirsten Avlund: Le Monde, nr. 252; December 13, 2008: p. 23-8.

Healthy old age. Read online...
Kaare Christensen: Nature (News & Views), vol. 455|9:739-740, October 2008.

Longevity: Independent, even in old age. Read online...
Kaare Christensen: New York Times; August 26, 2008.

Living to 100 doesn’t mean living poor 
Kaare Christensen: KRDO News Radio/News Channel 13 (USA); August 19, 2008.

Why do we age so differently?

Period: 2008-2012


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Period: 2008-2012

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