Bio- Genetics Quest.

A freind of yours brings up the idea that, if a person's gene were all identified and sequenced, he would be able to tell everything about that person: what they look like, how they might act, even how they will progess in life, and how long they would likely live.

Is this true, and why?

** I'm wondering if this infact can happen, I know that determining genetic disorders are possible, but determing the above things: looks, how long they might live, and act? Possible or not?

** Any good sites to find info would be helpfull too!

Thanks,

Richard

Someday perhaps to some extent. Certainly not even close today. I mean not even one tenth of a percent there. Also all organisms have some physiological differences due to environmental factors. Genetics plays a huge role, but it isn't the whole player in making an individual.

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