Results for 2014-12

Exercise and Epigenetics

December 31, 2014

In my book on epigenetics I discussed how the epigenome responds to internal and external signals. Now evidence is coming together showing that exercise can activate epigenetic signals to turn on beneficial genetic signals.


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More on the "gay Gene"

December 3, 2014

A recent news article in SCIENCE (Servick, K. 2014. 346(6212):902) discusses new support for the "gay gene" hypothesis. In 1993 Dean Hamer, an investigator at NIH, carried out a study in which he identified a stretch of the X chromosome that he believed influenced an individual's predisposition t...

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