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Venter introduces X Prize to sequence centenarians' DNA

Craig Venter helps launch the Archon Genomics X Prize, which will award $10 million to the first team to sequence the genomes of 100 centenarians to a level of accuracy never before achieved and at relatively low cost.

By October 26, 2011


Facebook's oldest user: 101-year-old Calif. woman

Facebook has confirmed that Florence Detlor, who was born during William Howard Taft's presidency, is the oldest registered user of the social-networking site.

By August 29, 2012


Best Web sites for older job seekers

Whether you're looking to grow in your current career or embark on a new path in your middle years -- or later -- these resources will help you achieve your late-life goals.

By May 22, 2012


Test determines whether you'll age like fine wine

Geneticists develop a computer model that they say predicts with 77 percent accuracy whether you should expect to live to be 100.

By July 3, 2010