Our world has no shortage of mysteries: Where did life begin? Who killed JFK? Will the BP oil spill ever end? Why is Ozzy Osbourne still alive? For this last conundrum, at least, we may have an answer.
Researchers at the genome sequencing company Knome, based in Massachusetts, are mapping the heavy metal singer’s entire genome to get to the bottom of why rock and roll’s self-proclaimed Prince of Darkness is still kicking and screaming despite decades of relentless drug and alcohol abuse.