A new study has revealed that memories can be passed down to later generations through genetic switches that allow offspring to inherit the experience of their ancestors.
A new breakthrough in genetics, described as "jaw-dropping" by one Nobel scientist, promises to revolutionise the study and treatment of a range of diseases, from cancer and incurable viruses to inherited genetic disorders.
Researchers have discovered that smoking can have a lasting legacy, and one well-established risk factor for asthma is having a mother who smoked during her pregnancy.
Kids of obese parents have higher chances of being overweight, a new study has revealed.
Scientists have been able to "edit" genetic code, a breakthrough which they say could pave way for some hereditary diseases.
Day in Pics: 22nd October
Showbiz World - October 22, 2014
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