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Why Do Some People Live Past 100? Genome May Hold Clues to Longevity

Why Do Some People Live Past 100? Genome May Hold Clues to Longevity

By PBS on October 27, 2011

They are the subject of the 2013 Archon Genomics X Prize, which will award $10 million in prize money to those researchers who can build the best, fastest, cheapest, most accurate whole human genome. Or at least the best combination of those qualities. Each team will have 30 days and must achieve an accuracy of no more than 1 error per 1,000,000 bases. (1 error in 100,000 bases is not uncommon now.)

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