Holding infants – or not – can leave traces on their genes (Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia)

Children who had been more distressed as infants and had received less physical contact had a molecular profile that was underdeveloped for their age. … More

Grandma’s Experiences Leave a Mark on Your Genes

Your ancestors’ lousy childhoods or excellent adventures might change your personality, bequeathing anxiety or resilience by altering the epigenetic expressions of genes in the brain. … More

Lick Your Rats (Genetic Science Learning Center)

This is just a fun one to start to explain epigenetics.  It is one that people remember! … More

“Epigenetics” Explained (Big Think)

Duke University Professor Randy Jirtle gives a definition of the emerging science of epigenetics. … More