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There is a problem with GWAS, says Mike the Mad Biologist. The "missing heritability" issue — in which identified genetic variation only accounts for a small portion of the estimated genetic variation for a certain trait — has always been a problem. In addition, GWAS also have problems characterizing traits accurately, Mike adds.

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