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Genetic Code of World's Oldest Person Unlocked

A Dutch woman who held the title of the world's oldest person when she died, aged 115, credited her longevity to a daily meal of herring, not smoking and limiting her alcohol intake. Six years later, however, scientists hope her genes may provide a better answer -- and as a result they have sequenced her complete genetic code, The Times of London reported Saturday.

Senh: I bet a lot of it has to do with living a stress-free, but active life with moderation in food and alcohol.


Genetic codes of 2 cancers cracked

The entire genetic codes of two common types of cancer have been cracked, according to scientists, who say the breakthrough could unlock a new era in the treatment of deadly diseases.


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