A family with multiple members with syndactyly is helping researchers understand the role of topologically associating domains and genomic architecture, the New York Times reports.

Topologically associating domains, or TADs, are linear regions of the genome that fold into three-dimensional structures that mostly interact within the neighborhoods they've formed.

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