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Span

To cover all contingencies within a specified range.

Span

A unit of length equivalent to nine inches.
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NEW YORK--The heritability of life span appears to be substantially greater when siblings, rather than first-degree relatives, are compared; this correlation suggests a strong generational cohort effect, Dr.
In a real sense, the care and feeding of the body equals expected life span.
Turner and Szymanski, both educators, offer a unique life span analysis in their manuscript, "Work Adjustment of People with Congenital Disabilities: A Longitudinal Perspective from Birth to Adulthood.
But past studies analyzing evolution's impact on life span tended to oversimplify, says Justin Werfel of Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.
In a report in the September 16 edition of Cell, the scientists describe their identification of a new level of regulation of this age-related protein variant, showing that when they remove it, the organism's life span is cut short and when they restore it, life span is dramatically extended.
The landfill's permit regulates the footprint of the dump, not its capacity or life span.
Metformin has also been found to extend life span in mice by 20%.
The average human life span in an industrialized country is between 75 and 85 years; a typical dog lives 20 years, while mice survive about 4 years.
According to a study on dogs' health, Terriors and Poodles have a longer life span than Boxers and Irish Wolfhounds.
Men's health company LIFE SPAN labs confirmed today it has partnered with Portland-based search engine marketing agency Anvil Media, Inc.
Readers online brainstormed lots of other possible factors contributing to life span, from brain size to heartbeats.