Gene Predicts Time of Death, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Reveals  
11/16/2012 10:29:49 AM

A common gene variant separates early birds from night owls, and can even predict someone’s hour of death.

The findings—published in the November issue of the journal Annals of Neurology—could help people schedule anything from work to medical treatments, while offering clues to the conditions of vulnerable patients.