From “The Youngster” — Happy 106th Birthday, Dennis Morris!!
I would like to congratulate my email pen pal from the Archon Genomics X Prize, Dennis Morris, on the extraordinary occasion of his 106th birthday today. Dennis, the state of Ohio is lucky to have you as one of its finest representatives. Although I feel like a kid at 100 to your senior 106 years, […]
In Honor of Sylvia and All Humankind: DNA & Longevity Studies
Today I had a blood draw. Four small test tubes now hold about four ounces of my 100 year-old blood. It wasn’t taken for me. It was taken by a lab technician resembling Conan O’Brien (with the humor to match.) I have given these blood samples, that hopefully hold some unique information, to the Archon Genomics X […]
Today’s Wall Street Journal Article: National Centenarian Day
Today is National Centenarian Day, and I’d like to wish my fellow centenarian and email pen pal, Dennis Morris, 105, a happy one. Read all about Dennis, me, and the Archon Genomics X Prize in today’s Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB10000872396390443890304578010513378135692-lMyQjAxMTAyMDIwMjAyODI3Wj.html
My Genes Have Been Officially Accepted for Scientific Study
I am happy to announce I am one of 100 candidates worldwide who has been selected to have their DNA studied! Different teams of scientists will be competing for the $10 million Archon Genomics X Prize, sponsored by Express Scripts. This study will attempt to identify those rare genes that protect against disease, and give […]