aging http://wrkf.org en A Strong Sex Life Helps Couples Cope With The Trials Of Aging http://wrkf.org/post/strong-sex-life-helps-couples-cope-trials-aging Health problems can put a strain on a marriage at any age. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:48:00 +0000 editor 23175 at http://wrkf.org A Strong Sex Life Helps Couples Cope With The Trials Of Aging An Old Tree Doesn't Get Taller, But Bulks Up Like A Bodybuilder http://wrkf.org/post/old-trees-dont-grow-taller-pack-weight-body-builder Like other animals and many living things, we humans grow when we're young and then stop growing once we mature. But trees, it turns out, are an exception to this general rule. In fact, scientists have discovered that trees grow faster the older they get.<p>Once trees reach a certain height, they do stop getting taller. So many foresters figured that tree growth — and girth — also slowed with age.<p>"What we found was the exact opposite," says <a href="http://www.werc.usgs.gov/person.aspx?personid=138">Nate Stephenson</a>, a forest ecologist with the U.S. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 08:27:00 +0000 Richard Harris 21344 at http://wrkf.org An Old Tree Doesn't Get Taller, But Bulks Up Like A Bodybuilder