No ....I've never wondered about that.....so best answer I have off top of my head is , Cos. I'm helpful then :)
They're structured differently than us. They are more durable than us, as in they don't have to go about searching for food, getting stabbed won't kill them, etc, they don't have heart attacks, they don't have as complex systems therefore they don't have the same diseases or requirements to keep things up. They're different organisms entirely.
I don't really know they just do.
I woodn't know.
Well according to Google, it has something to do with stem cells
They might have Nature on there side.
Well, I notice they don't bother to exercise.
Some interesting things always being looked at in science.
Listen to the streaming podcast regarding mortality and the "HayflicK" limit.
Interesting stuff - http://www.radiolab.org/story/91562-mortality/