You’re more likely to share genetic similarities with your mates than with randomers

You’re more likely to share genetic similarities with your mates than with randomers
 

They say sh*t finds its own level.
That applies to friendship groups as well as potential dates; most of us think our pals are as attractive as ourselves, or more so.
And according to a new study, that might be down to the fact that mates are more genetically similar than strangers.
A team of researchers from Stanford, Duke and the University of Wisconsin examined the data of 5,500 American teens.
After carrying out a series of genetic comparisons between pairs of friends, they found a whole load of genetic similarities between them – far more than between teens who didn’t know each other.... read more

 
14 January 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 48
Source: Metro
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