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What makes us shorter or taller? - Knowridge Science Report;

What makes us shorter or taller? - Knowridge Science Report

Knowridge Science ReportWhat makes us shorter or taller?Knowridge Science ReportThe answer to that question lies to some extent in our diet and environment, but mostly in our DNA (80%). Combining genome-wide association methods and an unmatched dataset of more than 700,000 participants, a recent study narrowed down the set of ...and more »

All in the genes - The Hindu;

All in the genes - The Hindu

The HinduAll in the genesThe Hindu83 new genetic variants that influence your height have been identified. Some were found to be associated with height differences of up to two cm. As many as 83 new genetic variants may strongly influence how tall you are, according to the largest ...and more »

Why You Are Short (Or Tall): Human Genetics, Explained - Medical Daily;

Why You Are Short (Or Tall): Human Genetics, Explained - Medical Daily

Medical DailyWhy You Are Short (Or Tall): Human Genetics, ExplainedMedical DailyIf you feel you're too short — or too tall — you can blame your genes. And it looks like there's plenty of blame to go around. A study in Nature has identified dozens of infrequently occurring genetic variants that are associated with human height to ...and more »

Researchers Find 83 Rare DNA Changes That Affect Height - Rare Disease Report

Researchers Find 83 Rare DNA Changes That Affect HeightRare Disease ReportThis is no tall tale— a new study has uncovered numerous rare DNA changes that can affect human height. Researchers involved in the international Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits (GIANT) Consortium have learned that these DNA changes ...and more »

Too tall or too short? There could be 83 genetic reasons for it - Genetic Literacy Project;

Too tall or too short? There could be 83 genetic reasons for it - Genetic Literacy Project

Genetic Literacy ProjectToo tall or too short? There could be 83 genetic reasons for itGenetic Literacy ProjectResearchers have pinpointed 83 rare genetic variants that may directly affect a person's height. These variants…don't occur very often, but some were found to be associated with height differences of up to two centimeters (0.78 inches). … Scientists ...and more »

The Genetics of Human Height - The Scientist;

The Genetics of Human Height - The Scientist

The ScientistThe Genetics of Human HeightThe ScientistFLICKR, IAN D. KEATINGHundreds of genetics variants have been linked to height, but none appear to have very strong effects. Now, researchers involved in the International Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits (GIANT) Consortium have ...and more »

Understanding the Genetics of Human Height - Lab Manager Magazine

Understanding the Genetics of Human HeightLab Manager MagazineAn international study on the genetics of human height published in Nature paves the way for precision medicine. By University of Montreal | February 03, 2017. genetics of human height Researchers discovered 83 genetic variations controlling human height.and more »

GIANT study uncovers new, rare DNA changes that affect human height - News-Medical.net

GIANT study uncovers new, rare DNA changes that affect human heightNews-Medical.netIn the largest, deepest search to date, the international Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits (GIANT) Consortium has uncovered 83 new DNA changes that affect human height. These changes are uncommon or rare, but they have potent effects ...and more »

Blog - Lifeboat Foundation (blog);

Blog - Lifeboat Foundation (blog)

Lifeboat Foundation (blog)BlogLifeboat Foundation (blog)An international team of researchers has identified 83 new DNA changes that strongly determine human height as well as also help predict a person's risk of developing certain growth disorders. Height is mostly determined by the information encoded in ...and more »

Which Genes Make You Taller? A Whole Bunch Of Them, It Turns Out - WBHM (press release) (blog);

Which Genes Make You Taller? A Whole Bunch Of Them, It Turns Out - WBHM (press release) (blog)

WBHM (press release) (blog)Which Genes Make You Taller? A Whole Bunch Of Them, It Turns OutWBHM (press release) (blog)When scientists first read out the human genome 15 years ago, there were high hopes that we'd soon understand how traits like height are inherited. It hasn't been easy. A huge effort to find height-related genes so far only explains a fraction of this ...and more »

Genetic changes may influence human height - Herald Scotland;

Genetic changes may influence human height - Herald Scotland

Herald ScotlandGenetic changes may influence human heightHerald ScotlandGenetic changes that strongly influence human height have been uncovered by scientists who analysed the DNA of more than 700,000 individuals. The 83 genetic variants are uncommon or rare but have a powerful effect, accounting for height differences of ...and more »