CRISPR enters period of creative redesigns and gene editing upgrades

CRISPR enters period of creative redesigns and gene editing upgrades

Scientists usually shy away from using the word miracle — unless they’re talking about...CRISPR/Cas9. ... Even with all the genetic ...
Epigenetics, pregnancy and the Holocaust: How trauma can shape future generations

Epigenetics, pregnancy and the Holocaust: How trauma can shape future generations

The fetus of pregnant moms who experience traumatic events are permanently effected? Are the changes passed down to future generations? ...

Genes help Latinos age slower than other ethnic groups

Latinos age slower than any other ethnicity, a study has found. Scientists refer to the phenomenon as the 'Hispanic paradox', ...
Epigenetic Zs: Could a bad night's sleep alter your genes?

Epigenetic Zs: Could a bad night’s sleep alter your genes?

Sleep deprivation can not only ruin your day, it may change your DNA ...
Scientists see genes switching off in live human brains for first time

Scientists see genes switching off in live human brains for first time

The switching-off of genes in the human brain has been watched live for the first time. By comparing this activity ...
Autism in our DNA? Slew of studies points to genetics as main driver, but there is no 'autism gene'

Autism in our DNA? Slew of studies points to genetics as main driver, but there is no ‘autism gene’

Researchers are unlocking the mystery of autism's origin. Yes, it's mostly 'in the genes,' but what that means is one ...

Can exercise greatly change behavior of your DNA?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Are you ready for ...
Can understanding epigenetics help stave off 6th mass species extinction?

Can understanding epigenetics help stave off 6th mass species extinction?

Species are disappearing from our planet at an alarming rate, can understanding how they regulate their genes help us save ...

Ribosomal DNA may hold key to heritable diseases

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The study...by [the] University of ...
Media again mangles epigenetics: Shutting off 'love hormone' unlikely to make us less social

Media again mangles epigenetics: Shutting off ‘love hormone’ unlikely to make us less social

LA Times coverage of a study involving the 'moral molecule' overstates the science of epigenetics ...

Do certain genes determine someone’s “criminal” nature?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. [The year 1871 brought ...
Have media, scientists overstated what in biology epigenetics can explain?

Have media, scientists overstated what in biology epigenetics can explain?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Epigenetic marks are undoubtedly ...

Genes ‘jump’ from one cell to another in patterned ways

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. While jumping genes may ...

Genomic research must shift focus onto Africa to fight diseases

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Genomic research has proven ...
Janet Jackson pregnant at 50: Should aging moms and dads facing pregnancy worry?

Janet Jackson pregnant at 50: Should aging moms and dads facing pregnancy worry?

Janet Jackson and her husband are now part of a growing trend of older parents, conventional wisdom says they should ...

Physicists discover new layer of information in DNA’s folded structure

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Theoretical physicists have confirmed ...
Mechanisms behind epigenetics still widely misunderstood

Mechanisms behind epigenetics still widely misunderstood

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The scientific community reacted ...

Childhood experiences have long-lasting impact on brain

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. New findings in neuroscience, ...

It’s too early to draw conclusions about how epigenetics affects health

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In a recent study, ...

Fathers’ lifestyle, age affect children’s epigenome

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scientists from the Georgetown ...

Genes and destiny: How extensively does biology govern our lives?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. As researchers work to ...

What can a year in space do to your genes?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. "I was a dorky ...
Science lessons in wake of New Yorker Mukherjee epigenetics article

Science lessons in wake of New Yorker Mukherjee epigenetics article

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The pother over the ...

Popular media needs to get the science right on epigenetics

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Epigenetics is everywhere. Nary a ...
Scientists criticize New Yorker epigenetics article for 'misleading' information

Scientists criticize New Yorker epigenetics article for ‘misleading’ information

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A story about epigenetics in The ...
Getting humans to Mars may rely on space twins, astronaut roundworms, and epigenetics

Getting humans to Mars may rely on space twins, astronaut roundworms, and epigenetics

Do your genes change their behavior during space travel? Experiments on the epigenetics of astronauts may soon provide an answer ...
Talking Biotech: Kansas Wheat Innovation Center's Chris Miller talks breeding, future solutions for less reactive wheat

Talking Biotech: Kansas Wheat Innovation Center’s Chris Miller talks breeding, future solutions for less reactive wheat

Chris Miller of Kansas Wheat Innovation Center on wheat future, gluten free and breeding ...
Epigenetic clinics promise big results, but should public, media be skeptical of claims?

Epigenetic clinics promise big results, but should public, media be skeptical of claims?

Many companies are promising new cures based on epigenetic tests. How can the media evaluate these claims and report them ...

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