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Old Fathers Are More Likely To Pass Autism-Linked Genetic Mutations [STUDY]
7 years ago

Old Fathers Are More Likely To Pass Autism-Linked Genetic Mutations [STUDY]

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Hey guys, here’s a scientific kick to the nuts. Turns out our premium man seed loses octane over time and we now have a biological expiration date, sort of. Researchers at deCODE, the Icelandic global leader in analyzing and understanding the human genome, reported today that a father’s age, not a mother’s, at the time a child is conceived is the single largest contributor to the passing of new hereditary mutations to offspring.

To better understand the cause of new hereditary mutations, the deCODE team sequenced the genomes of 78 Icelandic families with offspring who had a diagnosis of autism or schizophrenia. The team also sequenced the genomes of an additional 1,859 Icelanders, providing a larger comparative population.

Iceland, huh.

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Male Biological Clock Set to 41
7 years ago

Male Biological Clock Set to 41

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Recently, we pointed you to a study that said that older fathers create a genetic situation that can create children with lower IQs. Now, more news for men considering …
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Science: Old Dads Make Dumb Kids
7 years ago

Science: Old Dads Make Dumb Kids

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Don’t shoot the messenger here – but Times of India reports that, as their article is titled, “Older dads father kids with lower IQ’s.” Sorry dudes.

Here’s the non-scientific …
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