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The epigenetic jury is still out on C-sections

| | June 14, 2012
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Unbeknownst to Bennett, giving his wife a C-section might have affected their daughter’s DNA, her children’s and her grandchildren’s. People typically think about life as nature versus nurture — our genes versus our environment. But what if the environment, or our grandparents’ environments, shaped our genomes literally at the moment of birth?

View the original article here: The epigenetic jury is still out on C-sections – Scienceline

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