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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers have identified hundreds of loci associated with risky behaviors among people.

People's willingness to take risks varies, though twin studies have suggested that risk tolerance is moderately heritable. An international team of researchers has conducted a large genome-wide association study of general risk tolerance and six supplemental studies of related phenotypes, such as adventurousness or ever having been a smoker using data from the UK Biobank and the consumer genetic testing firm 23andMe.

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