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Epigenetics is the study of chemical reactions that influence gene expression, through activation or deactivation of genes at specific times and locations.
New review highlights how lifestyle affects our genes

New review highlights how lifestyle affects our genes

Researchers explore whether time of day can affect the body's response to physical exertion

Researchers explore whether time of day can affect the body's response to physical exertion

Exercising in the morning, rather than at night, may yield better results, shows study

Exercising in the morning, rather than at night, may yield better results, shows study

Restoring function of 'misregulated' cancer-fighting genes

Restoring function of 'misregulated' cancer-fighting genes

New hope for treating devastating brain cancer in children

New hope for treating devastating brain cancer in children

C-Path and Japan's PMDA join forces on first-of-its-kind biomarker project

C-Path and Japan's PMDA join forces on first-of-its-kind biomarker project

Researchers uncover mechanism that initiates sexual organs maturation

Researchers uncover mechanism that initiates sexual organs maturation

Exposure to particulate air pollution may lead to reduced sperm production

Exposure to particulate air pollution may lead to reduced sperm production

Researchers track effects of epigenetic marks carried by sperm chromosomes

Researchers track effects of epigenetic marks carried by sperm chromosomes

Study describes epigenetic loss that changes how cells obtain energy from cancer

Study describes epigenetic loss that changes how cells obtain energy from cancer

Adolescent binge drinking may raise risk for anxiety later in life

Adolescent binge drinking may raise risk for anxiety later in life

Mechanism through which bacteria attack the immune system discovered

Mechanism through which bacteria attack the immune system discovered

New approach to tackling chronic inflammatory diseases

New approach to tackling chronic inflammatory diseases

Research reveals how metabolites can be used to inhibit epigenetic mechanisms and treat MS

Research reveals how metabolites can be used to inhibit epigenetic mechanisms and treat MS

Scientists identify how cells make choice between various mechanisms to repair DNA

Scientists identify how cells make choice between various mechanisms to repair DNA

Porvair Sciences to improve the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer

Porvair Sciences to improve the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer

Older biologic age associated with increased risk of developing breast cancer

Older biologic age associated with increased risk of developing breast cancer

Cell manipulation could soon halt or reverse aging

Cell manipulation could soon halt or reverse aging

Scientists shed light on damaging cell effects linked to aging

Scientists shed light on damaging cell effects linked to aging

Microbiologists identify enzyme that makes Helicobacter so adaptable

Microbiologists identify enzyme that makes Helicobacter so adaptable