104-year-old Reflects on Life and Love

104-year-old Reflects on Life and Love

Grant Campany, senior director and prize leader for the project, said “the contest” will entail collecting DNA from “100 [people] over 100” until May 2012, and then racing several teams around the world to see who can code the genomic sequences the fastest and the most accurately. Campany explained while the contest is looking to create the most accurate way to process DNA sequences, this data collected from these subjects could be used to unlock other secrets, like how some live to 100 and beyond.

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