4739220278_2081718cf2_oDo you like to work and play during the day, earlier the better? Or do you do better as the day progresses finding yourself staying up late? Some people find themselves enjoying the middle of the day over the beginning or the end. What you might not know is that scientists are finding that our genes have a significant influence over which we prefer.

A team of researchers has identified a specific genetic variant that determines whether a person will be an early bird, a night owl or a nooner. Even more astonishing is this gene variant may also determine the time of day we are likely to die!

The reason why this is so important is it helps in the treatment and monitoring of illness and disease. To read more check out these links.