How the Holocaust Might Have Damaged Your Genes

New studies have shown that stress experienced by one generation, the Holocaust for example, can be passed on to their offspring for generations to come. Find out how epigenetics affect you. Watch More ►►►► Read More: Descendants of Holocaust Survivors Have Altered Stress Hormones “A person’s experience as a child or teenager can have a …

How To Change Our Own Genes

It’s called epigenetics and according to new research, it can influence everything from a human’s weight to a small animal’s propensity to fall in love. And as Anthony tells us, small life changes actually give us control to how these genes are expressed. Read More: Gene switches make prairie voles fall in love “Epigenetic changes …

Memories Can Be Passed Down Through DNA

The premise of Assassin’s Creed is the reliving of other people’s memories stored inside DNA. Well scientists have found that in mice, it actually happens! Anthony is joined by special guest and our friend Tara Long from Hard Science to explain how this process works, and if it might apply to humans as well. Read …

5 Genetic Discoveries in 2013

2013 was a big year in the world of gene research. We’re learning incredible things about why we are the way we are. Guest host Cristen Conger of Stuff Mom Never Told You ( runs down her list of the most interesting genes discovered this year! Read More: Lazy? Your Genes May Be to Blame …