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The Lasting Effects of Obesity
Kerry Grens | Apr 23, 2015
Losing weight does not mitigate the effects of obesity on tumor development in mice.
A Long Line of LINEs
Kate Yandell | Sep 1, 2014
Different mechanisms repress mobile DNA elements in human embryonic stem cells depending on the elements’ evolutionary ages.
Methylation Tied to Alzheimer’s
Kerry Grens | Aug 20, 2014
People with the neurodegenerative disease are more likely to have certain epigenetic patterns than those without.
Epigenetic Changes Can Cause Cancer
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 25, 2014
A transgene designed to attract methylation to the promoter of a tumor-suppressor gene leads to tumorigenesis in a mouse model.
Exercise Alters Epigenetics
Hannah Waters | Mar 6, 2012
Exercise causes short-term changes in DNA methylation and gene expression in muscle tissue that may have implications for type 2 diabetes.
Spit test predicts age
Megan Scudellari | Jun 23, 2011
Scientists accurately determine age based on DNA methylation patterns from saliva samples.
The Footprints of Winter
Ralf MÃ¼ller and Justin Goodrich | Mar 1, 2011
Epigenetic marks laid down during the cold months of the year allow flowering in spring and summer.