Genome Study Links Paternal Age to Conditions Such As Autism


J.B.S. Haldane proposed in the 1930s that children might inherit more mutations from their fathers than their mothers. This year, thanks to whole-genome sequencing of dozens of Icelandic families, it has been proven that the age at which a father sires children determines how many mutations those offspring actually inherit.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

1 Response to “Genome Study Links Paternal Age to Conditions Such As Autism”

  1. 1 gaybodgulator September 1, 2012 at 20:20

    Inherited disability ≥ evolution.

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