How old does your face look? A new twist on longevity.

A new system uses a complicated algorithm and a growing database of faces to assess how old parts of a person’s face appear to be. Researchers behind the site hope to one day link the appearance of aging to longevity. Here’s what the computer said about two Post reporters. Read related article.

How old does your face look? How the technology works.
Sources: Computer scientist Karl Ricanek and public health professor Jay Olshansky of FaceMyAge.com. Bonnie Berkowitz and James Smallwood/The Washington Post. Published on July 2, 2014, 1:22 p.m.
 
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