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What determines a person's height?

23/05/2021 05:24 PM | Click to read full article

People of diverse heights populate the world, so why is it that some adults are short, while others are as tall as professional basketball players?

Researchers looking for the answer have found it largely relates to genes. Indeed, studies looking for metrics and variables that can be used to predict a person's height have found that genetics is a powerful indicator.