NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – AncestryDNA and Calico Life Sciences today said they will work together to unravel the role that genetics play in how long a person lives. 

Using AncestryDNA's proprietary databases, tools, and algorithms, the partners will analyze anonymized data from millions of public family trees, as well as a growing database of more than 1 million genetic samples, in order to investigate the genetic underpinnings of families whose individuals live unusually long lives, they said. 

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