The Archon X Prize Foundation announced new guidelines for its genomics competition at the New York Academy of Medicine this morning. For this competition, participants will be sequencing 100 centenarians, and the foundation is partnering with the drug benefit company Medco to recruit 100 people over the age of 100.

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