Gene that predicts time of day you will die

Last updated on Nov 18, 2012

Posted on Nov 18, 2012

Scientists have for the first time discovered a common gene variant that influences when you will wake up each day and the time of the day you are most likely to die, a new study has claimed.

Researchers identified the gene variant that affects virtually the entire population responsible for up to an hour a day of your tendency to be an early riser or night owl.

The discovery also finds this genetic variant helps determine the time of day a person is most likely to die.

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