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NEW YORK: You may be more similar to your friends than you think: A study suggests that the DNA code tends to be more alike between friends than between strangers.How much more alike are friends than strangers?Researchers knew who was close friends with whom from the 1970s to the early 2000s because of information gathered for the study.Then they examined information about nearly 467,000 locations in the DNA code of each participant. They looked for how similar the friend pairs were, and compared that to how similar the stranger pairs were.Why would friends have more DNA similarities than strangers?
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