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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.
Fecal microbiome and metabolome vary in healthy and food-allergic twins, shows study

Fecal microbiome and metabolome vary in healthy and food-allergic twins, shows study

Stress during pregnancy could affect the baby's chance of developing multiple diseases

Stress during pregnancy could affect the baby's chance of developing multiple diseases

Patient with hypertension or cardiovascular diseases experienced critical disease progression with COVID-19

Patient with hypertension or cardiovascular diseases experienced critical disease progression with COVID-19

Researchers identify biomarkers in sperm for paternal offspring autism susceptibility

Researchers identify biomarkers in sperm for paternal offspring autism susceptibility

Study opens the way for a potential new cure for children with hard-to-treat neuroblastoma

Study opens the way for a potential new cure for children with hard-to-treat neuroblastoma

Groundbreaking research project shows how brain health can traverse generations

Groundbreaking research project shows how brain health can traverse generations

Glyphosate could be used as biomarkers to predict multiple diseases in future generations

Glyphosate could be used as biomarkers to predict multiple diseases in future generations

Study describes novel aging clock trained to predict human age

Study describes novel aging clock trained to predict human age

Study elucidates the link between oxytocin gene methylation and parental empathy

Study elucidates the link between oxytocin gene methylation and parental empathy

TB researchers uncover crucial clue that explains antibiotic resistance in bacteria

TB researchers uncover crucial clue that explains antibiotic resistance in bacteria

Researchers use single-cell analysis to assess effects of aging on mice’s egg cells

Researchers use single-cell analysis to assess effects of aging on mice’s egg cells

Novel mechanism enhances the formation of hematopoietic stem cells

Novel mechanism enhances the formation of hematopoietic stem cells

Affinity-Bead Assisted Mass Spectrometry for Proteomics

Affinity-Bead Assisted Mass Spectrometry for Proteomics

Three-nation project to examine link between epigenetics and social factors

Three-nation project to examine link between epigenetics and social factors

Improved diet and more physical activity during pregnancy modifies infants’ DNA

Improved diet and more physical activity during pregnancy modifies infants’ DNA

New project aims to find the effect of COVID-19 infection on the next generation

New project aims to find the effect of COVID-19 infection on the next generation

Scripps Research professor receives prestigious award for advocacy efforts

Scripps Research professor receives prestigious award for advocacy efforts

Inflammasome may play a key role in triggering immune response to cancer

Inflammasome may play a key role in triggering immune response to cancer

Cellular senescence variations may control health and onset of age-related diseases

Cellular senescence variations may control health and onset of age-related diseases

Study: Antiretroviral therapy fails to restore age-appropriate epigenetic patterns

Study: Antiretroviral therapy fails to restore age-appropriate epigenetic patterns