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Mark Zuckerberg Co-Sponsors $33M Prize to Extend Human Life (CNET)

Submitted by on February 20, 2013 – 9:02 pm

Science Trend – Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, 2012′s second-most generous donors, are lending their considerable social-network fortune to help extend human life. The newlywed couple joins Google co-founder Sergey Brin and his wife Anne Wojcicki, along with famed venture capitalist Yuri Milner, as founding sponsors of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, a substantial $3 million financial reward that will be doled out annually to ambitious scientists working to cure complex diseases. … Read more

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