TeloMe, a telomere testing startup co-founded by George Church, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to provide telomere testing for members of Church's Personal Genome Project.

A $49 pledge covers half the cost of a TeloMe test for the PGP, while $99 buys your own telomere test through the company.

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