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Light shed on how genes shape face

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 24 October 2013 - 08:47 PM

Scientists are starting to understand why one person's face can look so different from another's.

Working on mice, researchers have identified thousands of small regions of DNA that influence the way facial features develop.

The study also shows that tweaks to genetic material can subtly alter face shape.

The findings, published in Science, could also help researchers to learn how facial birth defects arise.


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Posted 24 October 2013 - 09:41 PM

talk  about  designer  genes....    how  would  you like  to buy  a babys  face for  your  children   who  are  not  yet  born!

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