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24 June 2011

Your spit can reveal your age

Researchers said they can use saliva samples to predict a person's age, a discovery that could help CSI investigators track suspects and open the door to personalised medicine.

American researchers said they can use saliva samples to predict a person's age, a discovery that could help CSI investigators track suspects and open the door to personalised medicine.

"With just a saliva sample, we can accurately predict a person's age without knowing anything else about them," said Dr Eric Vilain, the director of the Centre for Society and Genetics at UCLA.

 
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