This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, researchers from Decode Genetics, part of Amgen, report data linking parental age, particularly paternal age, with new genetic mutations in offspring. The team performed whole-genome sequencing on more than 14,000 Icelanders — including roughly 1,500 people and their parents, as well as at least one child of 225 of these individuals — and uncovered 108,778 high-quality de novo mutations.

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