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We all love to move or [groove / groovy] to music. At the very [least / last], we cannot resist [tipping / tapping] our foot or nodding our head when we hear music. New research suggests that moving our body to musical beats is genetic. Our dancing [able / ability] is in our genes. Parents pass their sense [of / to] rhythm down to their children. The study is [from / of] the Vanderbilt University in the USA, and the genomics and biotechnology company 23andMe. Researchers found 69 genes that [effect / effect] how people react to [musical / musician] rhythms. The researchers said different genes affect our ability to move in [sync / sink] with music beats. They said the genes work in similar way to those for other biological rhythms, such [was / as] breathing, walking and sleeping.

The researchers used bio-data from over 600,000 people [on / in] their research. Researcher Dr David Hinds said: "The large [numeral / number] of...study participants offered a [clique / unique] opportunity...to capture even small genetic signals." He added: "[Those / This] research represents a [leaped / leap] forward for scientific understanding of the links between genetics and musicality." Researcher Dr Reyna Gordon [spoke / said] : "Rhythm is not just influenced by a [single / singles] gene. It is influenced by many hundreds of genes." She added: "Tapping, clapping and dancing [in / on] synchrony with the beat of music is at the [corn / core] of our human musicality." The research could one day help doctors use music and rhythm to make [them / us] healthier.

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