All posts tagged with longevity

114-year-olds are not mutants!

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Alexis Madrigal for the Atlantic: “The Surprisingly Mundane Genetic ‘Secrets’ of Earth’s Oldest People”.

Cheetah the chimpanzee, RIP

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I’ve been unusually busy this holiday week, and haven’t had much time to sit down and write. A reader sent me this death notice for the longest-lived chimpan...

Sequence the old, fast

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The Archon Genomics X Prize is a $10 million contest to see what company or organization can develop a low-cost accurate sequencing technology. The AP’s Malc...