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Brain Waves #14: Jumping Genes

Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar, Neurogeneticist

14-May-18 16:00

Brain Waves #14: Jumping Genes

Nature versus nurture: The perennial debate on whether the genes or the environment matter more in a person’s characteristics. But a new study by Salk Institute published in the journal Science suggests an intriguing connection between the two. Scientists report that the type of mothering a female mouse provides her pups actually changes their DNA.

Produced by: Tina Carmillia

Presented by: Meera Sivasothy


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Categories:  Health PolicyDiseases and ConditionsMental HealthHealthy LivingFitnessScienceMedical Innovation and Technology

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