David Goodall, Australia’s oldest scientist, ends his own life at 104 | Society

Australia’s oldest scientist, David Goodall, has ended his own life, surrounded by family at a clinic in Switzerland. The British-born 104-year-old was forced to travel on a one-way ticket from his home in Western Australia to Switzerland where liberal assisted suicide laws allowed him to end his life legally, in …

David Goodall, Australia’s oldest scientist, to end own life in Switzerland | Australia news

Australia’s oldest scientist, who caused a stir when his university tried to vacate his office aged 102, will fly to Switzerland in early May to end his life, reigniting a national euthanasia debate. David Goodall, who is now 104, does not have a terminal illness but his quality of life …

World’s oldest spider dies aged 43 in Western Australia

World’s oldest spider dies aged 43 in Western Australia

Updated April 28, 2018 20:10:33 Australia has a notorious reputation as home to some of the world’s deadliest creatures and until recently also harboured the oldest known living spider in the world. The trapdoor matriarch died at the ripe old age of 43 during a long-term population study in Western …

World’s oldest person, Nabi Tajima, dies in Japan at the age of 117

World’s oldest person, Nabi Tajima, dies in Japan at the age of 117

Posted April 22, 2018 11:24:46 Photo: Nabi Tajima is believed to have had more than 160 descendants. (Supplied) The great-great-great grandmother officially regarded as the world’s oldest person has died in Japan at the age of 117. An official in the southern Japanese town of Kikai says Nabi Tajima died …

America’s oldest gunmaker Remington files for bankruptcy, ‘Trump slump’ blamed – Donald Trump’s America

America’s oldest gunmaker Remington files for bankruptcy, ‘Trump slump’ blamed – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 28, 2018 09:42:24 Photo: Remington’s gun sales have been falling significantly. (AP: Julie Jacobson) America’s oldest gunmaker, Remington, has filed for bankruptcy protection and Donald Trump is partly to blame. Key points: Gun sales increase when Democrats are in power Many stores had prepared for an increase in …