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People who live past 105 years old have genes that stop DNA damage https://www.newscientist.com/article/2277000-people-who-live-past-105-years-old-have-genes-that-stop-dna-damage/

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2277000-people-who-live-past-105-years-old-have-genes-that-stop-dna-damage/

newscientist.com

author

Clare Wilson

summary

Supercentenarians and semi-supercentenarians – people who reach the ages of 110 and 105 – have genes that reduce the number of mutations that accumulate in their cells