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Researchers Hope the ’Prince of Darkness’ Can Shed Light on Drug Addiction


Right after the skeletal Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones, Ozzy Osbourne is the most frequent subject of the question: “How is he still alive?” The former Black Sabbath singer has a long history of addiction and excess, and now researchers from a U.S. firm are mapping Ozzy’s DNA to see what part of his genetic code has enabled him to survive such self-abuse for 61 years.

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