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Scientists connect 15 genes with our facial features
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DNA can already tell us the sex and ancestry of unknown individuals, but now an international team of researchers is beginning to connect genetics with facial features, degrees of femininity and racial admixture. They add that "by simultaneously modeling facial shape variation as a function of sex and genomic ancestry along with genetic markers in craniofacial candidate genes, the effects of sex and ancestry can be removed from the model thereby providing the ability to extract the effects of individual genes. In essence, by including sex and racial admixture, researchers can learn about how certain genes and their variations influence the shape of the face and its features. Shriver, professor of anthropology, Penn State. The researchers looked at both actual physical face shape and genetic markers of face shape. They then validated their study by asking individuals to look at faces and determine four things. Is this face male or female?
What Your Facial Features Say About You, According To Science
Analyzed the data: YCK. Wrote the paper: YCK. Ethnicity can be a means by which people identify themselves and others.
Do you have your mom's tiny nose? Uncle Jerry's wide-set eyes? Family resemblance is easy to notice but, as it turns out, not so easy to understand in terms of genetics. But in a new study, researchers tried to make sense of how a person's genes are linked to his or her appearance.