Researchers unravel the genetics of human height

October 6, 2014 12:20 PM

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Researchers unravel the genetics of human height

Height differences could be caused by subtle changes in our DNA, according to the largest ever study on height.

The study, published in the journal Nature Genetics on Sunday, analyzed data from the genomes of 253,288 people as the scientists looked into about two million common genetic variants. From this pool, they identified 697 (in 424 gene regions) genes as being related to height, the largest number to d...

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