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Earlier this week I pointed to the controversy which has erupted around the widely reported new paper, Genetic Signatures of Exceptional Longevity in Humans. Newsweek did the most thorough early reporting, but now The New York Times has published a follow up story covering the scientific criticisms to the original paper's methodology. There's nothing new... Read More
When I first heard in the media there was a new study of longevity which had produced a model based on your SNP profile that was "77% accurate" as to whether you'd live to the age of 100 or not, I assumed this was confusion or distortion (perhaps The Daily Mail had broken embargo first... Read More
My post below alluded to the fact that there seems to be a non-trivial between region difference in male life expectancy, even controlling for race, in the United States. From what I can tell Americans seem to have a somewhat schizophrenic attitude toward the reality of regionalism. On the one hand we are a relatively... Read More
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"I have degrees in biology and biochemistry, a passion for genetics, history, and philosophy, and shrimp is my favorite food. If you want to know more, see the links at http://www.razib.com"