A butterfly lands on the head of a baby at an exhibition in Kyrgyzstan. Babies born today are expected to live longer than their parents. Photo: AFP

Why babies born in 2000 may, on average, live to 100

Gwynne Dyer considers the finding of a steady increase in human lifespans, at the dramatic but little-known rate of three months a year

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A butterfly lands on the head of a baby at an exhibition in Kyrgyzstan. Babies born today are expected to live longer than their parents. Photo: AFP
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