Tag: methylation

A Bit of Spit Could Reveal Your Biological Age—or Your Criminal Activity

By Joseph Castro | June 24, 2011 7:55 am

What’s the News: While you may be able to hide your age with makeup and plastic surgery, don’t think that your deception is foolproof. Researchers have now developed a technique to ascertain your age to within five years using only your saliva. The new method, published in the journal PLoS One, could someday be used by forensic experts to pinpoint the age of crime suspects.

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