People with this particular gene mutation lived 10% longer, had lower incidences of diabetes, and better general cardiovascular health.
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After all, for the basic body plan to change, not only do you need a random genetic mutation that results in a sixth finger, but that mutation must also provide an evolutionary advantage when it comes to reproduction.