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deCODE Study Finds Older Dads Pass On More Genetic Mutations


August 22, 2012 | According to the latest high-profile publication from scientists at Iceland's deCODE Genetics, a genome sequencing study reveals that older fathers pass on more new genetic mutations to their children than younger fathers, thus increasing their children's risk of autism, schizophrenia and other diseases. The research -- like deCODE's recent groundbreaking study on Alzheimer's disease -- was published this week in Nature. Wall Street Journal
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