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A $10million (£6.2million) contest to see which laboratory can accurately and economically sequence 100 human genomes has been tweaked to focus on the genetics of people over the age of 100.The competition, now sponsored by U.S. drug benefit manager Medco Health Solutions Inc, is aimed at achieving a ‘medical grade’ standard for gene sequencing that could ultimately be used to help everyone live longer lives through personalised medicine.‘All the technology that people are buying now gives slightly different answers,’ said pioneer geneticist Craig Venter. ‘That means by definition they are not good enough for diagnostics.’Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk...