Stanford University researchers are seeking 'super-athletes' in order to study their genomes for signs of what makes them so good at running and jumping, San Francisco's ABC-7 News reports.

"We're interested to see which genes, which pathways, what biology really determines what makes them jump higher, run faster," Stanford's Euan Ashley says.

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