Genetic researcher Craig Venter is pictured with his dog Darwin, outside his office in La Jolla, California March 7, 2014. Venter announced this week the formation of a new company, Human Longevity ... more 
Genetic researcher Craig Venter is pictured with his dog Darwin, outside his office in La Jolla, California March 7, 2014. Venter announced this week the formation of a new company, Human Longevity Inc., to undertake a massive project: sequencing 40,000 human genomes a year in a search for new therapies to preserve health and fight off diseases, including cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY ANIMALS) less 
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Fri, Mar 7, 2014 8:39 PM EST