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Genetics

02 July 2010

Scientists spot longevity gene

Scientists have grouped together a series of genetic variants that can predict with 77% accuracy whether or not a person will live to 100 years of age.

Scientists have grouped together a series of genetic variants that can predict with 77% accuracy whether or not a person will live to 100 years of age.

The study, funded by the National Institute on Aging and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, appears in the journal Science.

 

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