Be Smart

Is Height All in Our Genes?

Season 6 Episode 26 | 6m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

I’m tall. Most of the people in my family are tall. Does that mean my son will be tall? Turns out the inheritance of height is a lot more complicated than we thought. Scientists know that nature (genes) and nurture (environment) both play a role, but after more than a century of questions, we’re only just now starting to get some answers

Aired: 09/21/18

Rating: NR


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