Genetics

Health & Science
3:05 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Just Because You Can Learn About Your Genes, Does It Mean You Should?

Our ability to decode the human genome has come a long way in the last decade.  And so has the availability of information about our genes.

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Health & Science
5:36 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Are You Obese Because Grandma Starved? Milwaukee Researcher Says It's Possible

Epigenetics explained: "Three generations at once are exposed to the same environmental conditions (diet, toxins, hormones, etc.). In order to provide a convincing case for epigenetic inheritance, an epigenetic change must be observed in the 4th generation."
Credit University of Utah Health Services

We all know our inherited DNA shapes us, but a Milwaukee researcher says how our parents - and even our grandparents - lived could also affect our genes.

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