Researchers have proposed that an "on and off" epigenetic switch could be a common mechanism behind the development of different types of cancer.
Only we, the Homo sapiens, who lived side by side with Neanderthals and Denisovans of Siberia survived and a study offers fresh insights into what gave the modern man the advantage over other extinct humans.
Lab mice trained to fear a particular smell can transfer the impulse to their unborn sons and grandsons through a mechanism in their sperm, a study said Sunday.
A new study suggests that breasts typically age more quickly than the rest of the female body.
Scientists have found a link between epigenetic changes (those molecular modifications that alter the behaviour of genes without changing the DNA sequence) and Parkinson`s disease.
A new research suggests that changing your lifestyle could actually help your body`s metabolism, which could help fight against major diseases.
Epigenetics is a system that turns our genes on and off.
In a new study, researchers have uncovered fresh evidence of a genetic predisposition to eating disorders that is passed on from mothers to daughters.
Environment can have a strong influence on genes in the womb and could account for differences in identical twins, according to a new study.
Incorrect activation of genes in foetal development can lead to congenital heart disease into adulthood.
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