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The reason why people live longer than other mammals

I still remember the time when I was very young and I used to have long walks with my grandfather in the small forest that was located near his old house. During those inspiring walks in nature, I used to ask him a lot of questions about our planet, about the animals and ultimately about us, humans. Although I can't remember all his answers, I vividly remember a conversation about the human longevity that started with a question that was...