Related?  People Who Look Alike Have Similar DNA – Which Reveals Secrets
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Study:  People Who Look Alike Have Similar DNA 
Have you ever noticed that two celebrities look alike, but they are not related?  Turns out, they may have similar DNA.  It may not be surprising to think that similar features may have similar origins; but what’s surprising is how this shapes the future.  

Researchers from the Joseph Carreras Leukemia Research Institute have discovered that facial similarities can mean shared genetic variants.

This means one could potentially recreate a criminal’s face from DNA.

And doctors could one day use photos of patients to better understand their genetics.

The study examined 32 lookalike pairs and took saliva samples.

The lookalikes shared similar genotypes, but their microbiomes differed.

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