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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Can epigenetics explain the negative effects of smoking during pregnancy?

It is widely known that smoking during pregnancy has negative impacts on the future child. Could epigenetics underlie the link ...
Cellular clock may help improve cancer treatment, forensic science

Cellular clock may help improve cancer treatment, forensic science

Scientists have found that your cells keeps track of aging. This clock may have important implications for how we treat ...

Epigenetic inheritance may contribute to diabetes risk

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. While scientists have identified ...

Gum disease strongly linked to genes, epigenetics

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Biological sciences including genetics ...
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Is natural sleep the only kind that counts? Or can we make that artificial, too?

Around the world, people spend billions on sleep. Everyone is looking for a good night's rest. But, amidst all of ...

Great grandmothers’ drinking habits responsible for alcoholism? Not so fast

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Daily Mail recently ...
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Astronaut twins give NASA first glimpse at space’s effects on health, DNA

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Scott Kelly has returned to ...
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IVF: Safe method of conception for those with infertility or ‘evolutionary experiment’

An evolutionary biologist called IVF an ‘evolutionary experiment’ and alleges IVF kids will have more health problem. Evidence for these ...
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Talking Biotech: Can GMO flowers help educate public on genetic engineering?; How EWG’s Dirty Dozen applies to strawberries?

Revolution Bioengineering CEO on educating public using GMO flowers; Applying EWG’s Dirty Dozen to strawberries ...
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Drugs that target ‘epigenetic scars’ may reverse drug addiction

Research is mounting that not only does epigenetics play an important role in drug addiction, it may also provide a ...
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Epigenetically modified organisms: The coming EPO farming and food revolution?

As scientists look to create novel crops that can handle challenges of changing climate, one solution offered is altering a ...
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If you’re indifferent about reading this article, it may be genetic

Being apathetic may feel like following the path of least resistance. But studies of apathy in the brain show otherwise ...

Genetic ‘switch’ may trigger obesity

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. For those who are ...

Twin study shows epigenetics key factor for obesity

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Having overweight parents significantly ...
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Meditation, mindfulness may affect way your genes behave

Mindfulness has shown efficacy in treating some conditions, which has lead researchers to look for a biological mechanism. One theory ...

Animals may alter own DNA to cope with global climate change

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Hot stuff. For the ...

African sleeping sickness may be treated with epigenetic modification

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Parasitic infections are particularly ...

Fossils provide evolutionary window into how epigenetics works

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. By the time the ...
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Why Americans respond to drug placebos more than any other nationality

Remarkably the placebo effect--a fake treatment in which a person taking an inactive substance like sugar, water or saline solution ...
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Obesity is in our head and in our genes

The sources of obesity look more biological, and less psychological, which opens new avenues toward addressing the crisis. Finding answers ...
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