Do supercentenarians, people who live to 110 years and older, have something special in their genetic code?

Do supercentenarians, people who live to 110 years and older, have something special in their genetic code?

Supercentenarians, people who live to 110 years and beyond, are a rare group. What makes them special? A “citizen-scientist” has traveled to meet and gather DNA from these long-lived people to learn what the genetic differences are between this population and the rest of us. Of course, lifestyle and luck have played a part, but is there more to be learned? Yes! Read on in the New York Times.

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2018-06-26T22:13:44+00:00 December 29, 2017|General|