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Zuckerberg, Brin join forces to extend life

Posted By admin On February 21, 2013 @ 6:43 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

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Feb 21, 2013

Famed founders of Internet rivals Google and Facebook joined forces on Wednesday to back big-money prizes for research aimed at extending human life.

Sergey Brin and Mark Zuckerberg, along with their spouses, joined Russian venture capitalist Yuri Milner to award 11 scientists $3 million each to launch the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.

“Priscilla and I are honored to be part of this,” Zuckerberg said.

“We believe the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences has the potential to provide a platform for other models of philanthropy, so people everywhere have an opportunity at a better future.”

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