NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By combining a meta-analysis with follow-up experiments in two model systems, an international team of researchers uncovered 14 new loci associated with heart rate and homed in on 20 candidate genes, the team reported in an online article in Nature Genetics yesterday.

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