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Matching DNA With Medical Records To Crack Disease And Aging

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A light micrograph image of telomeres, shown in yellow, at the end of human chromosomes. Women tend to have longer telomeres than men and tend to outlive men, according to new research matching genetic information with medical records. (Peter Lansdorp/Visuals Unlimited/Corbis)
A light micrograph image of telomeres, shown in yellow, at the end of human chromosomes. Women tend to have longer telomeres than men and tend to outlive men, according to new research matching genetic information with medical records. (Peter Lansdorp/Visuals Unlimited/Corbis)

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