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Topic: Epigenetic memory?

From: Bill Goodwin
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date: 06/11/2013


Can the subjective experience of one generation affect the genetic expression of the next?

http://discovermagazine.com/2013/may/13-grandmas-experiences-leave-epigenetic-mark-on-your-genes#.Ubes6djyZDT

~B.

Re: Epigenetic memory?

From: Greg Bear
Date: 06/17/2013

We've known about similar effects for over a hundred years now. Epigenetics seem to be a major player in adaptation!

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