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There are Genes; There is the Environment; And then, there is Noise

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An interesting article, highlighting the fact that much in biology is determined by more than genes and the environment, and is essentially noise. For example, controlling as tightly as possible for genes and environment with both virtually identical, you can still have differences of lifespan in worms of as much as 300%.

https://slate.com/technology/2014/09/random-noise-in-biology-why-genetically-identical-twins-arent-identical.html

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But of course. Epigenetics matter too.

At the same time, having random variations provides another layer, but it certainly doesn't meant that genes do not matter. A lot.

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