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microbiome

Podcast: Obesity, cancer and gut bacteria—how the microbiome impacts your health

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Get your hands dirty by delving into the microbiome - the trillions of bacteria that live inside our guts ...
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How biologist Jeffrey Gordon’s once obscure study brought microbiome to forefront of health research

Conversation | 
Jeffrey L. Gordon is a biologist and director of the Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology at Washington University in ...

No Nobel, but epigenetics finally gets the recognition it deserves

Conversation | 
Adrian Bird, Howard Cedar and Aharon Razin were hotly tipped to win this year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine for their ...
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Does nature or nurture decide our sexuality? Could it be a little of both?

Institute of Art and Ideas | 
How much influence do genes have on gender and sexuality? Watch two prominent scientists debate vastly different answers to this ...

Twin studies suggest connection between genetics and spirtuality

Popular Science | 
I am frequently asked by journalists to recall the most surprising finding of our twin studies. The study of religion ...

Abuse, adoption and epigenetics

Huffington Post | 
A recent Guardian article brought to light the harrowing circumstances of parents of adopted children who were left to confront major behavioral problems ...
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