In most ways, women age better than men and live longer. Scientists are trying to figure out why (Finger Lakes Times)

Finger Lakes Times mentioned research by Caleb Finch and Berenice Benayoun in an article on differences in lifespan between men and women. Finch said trying to tease out what’s affecting our aging is like analyzing a “hoard of arrows shot into the air” at the same time but traveling at different rates. Genes and hormones matter, but “the role of culture and society in shaping the outcomes is also huge and not easy to define at the molecular level.”