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    3 things to know today

    The key to old age?

    Scientists are studying the DNA of 115-year-old Shelbyville, Ind., resident Edna Parker, the world’s oldest living person, to hopefully unlock the secrets to a long life.

    Maybe a KO for HPV

    A synthetic vaccine in the form of a nasal spray has proven highly effective in safeguarding against the human papillomavirus in mice, suggesting that humans may soon have protection against the catalyst of genital warts and a cause of cervical cancer.

    Urine the know

    A study of more than 4,000 urine samples taken from individuals around the world indicates that people of different countries have vastly different metabolisms, regardless of any genetic similarities.

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