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52,000 Estonians Now Have a Personal Gene Map

The Estonian Genome Project is a national super-science project: gene samples from over 52,000 people were collected, which comprises about 5% of the population of Estonia. Now, 17 years after the project began, the Estonian Genome Center will offer personal feedback to people … Continue reading

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Need for Sleep Is Inherited

A major international study figured out that individuals with a certain variant of the ABCC9 gene had half an hour more sleep on average than those with another variant, and one European in five has this bit of DNA. Continue reading

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