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Centenarian Sequencing Contest Begins

By Edyta Zielinska | July 25, 2012

The first company to attempt to cheaply sequence the genomes of 100 people aged over 100 announced its intention to compete for the 2013 X prize.


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Avant-Garde Science

By Mary Beth Aberlin | June 1, 2012

Why naked mole-rats and experimental gene therapies remind me of groundbreaking artists.


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