Feb 20, 2013
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Facebook, Apple, Google moguls found massive award for research into ‘extending human life’
A collection of tech industry titans, from competing companies, have joined forces to award a total $33 million in prize money for medical research to cure disease and extend human life. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are teaming up with Google cofounder Sergey Brin, 23andMe cofounder Anne Wojcicki (Brin’s wife), Apple Chairman Art Levinson, and Russian tech investor Yuri Milner to launch the new “Breakthrough Prize Foundation.” 

Facebook, Apple, Google moguls found massive award for research into ‘extending human life’

A collection of tech industry titans, from competing companies, have joined forces to award a total $33 million in prize money for medical research to cure disease and extend human life. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are teaming up with Google cofounder Sergey Brin, 23andMe cofounder Anne Wojcicki (Brin’s wife), Apple Chairman Art Levinson, and Russian tech investor Yuri Milner to launch the new “Breakthrough Prize Foundation.” 

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