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Epigenetics-Genes Have On and Off Switches (#2067)

Presented by PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning at Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs CO

Jun 25 2015
PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning located in Colorado Springs CO

Recently, scientists have realized that genes aren’t a fixed, predetermined program passed from one generation to the next. Instead, genes can be turned on and off by experiences and environment. In this new science of epigenetics, researchers are exploring how nature and nurture combine to cause behavior, traits, and illnesses that genes alone can’t explain, ranging from sexual orientation to autism to cancer. Although identical twins share all of the same genes, they usually do not display

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Colorado Technical University

4435 North Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

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