transgenerational epigenetic inheritance
Family Ties
Family Ties
Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2015
There’s more to inheritance than genes.
Contributors
Contributors
Karen Zusi | Dec 1, 2015
Meet some of the people featured in the December 2015 issue of The Scientist.
Ghosts in the Genome
Ghosts in the Genome
Oliver J. Rando | Dec 1, 2015
How one generation’s experience can affect the next
Sperm RNAs Transmit Stress
Sperm RNAs Transmit Stress
Kate Yandell | Oct 19, 2015
Stressed male mice can pass on an abnormal stress response to their offspring via microRNAs found in sperm, a study shows.
Leaving an Imprint
Leaving an Imprint
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 1, 2015
Among the first to discover epigenetic reprogramming during mammalian development, Wolf Reik has been studying the dynamics of the epigenome for 30 years.
Mr. Epigenetics
Mr. Epigenetics
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2015
Meet Wolf Reik, August Profilee and Babraham Institute director of research.
Heritable Histones
Heritable Histones
Ruth Williams | Sep 18, 2014
Scientists show how roundworm daughter cells remember the histone modification patterns of their parents.
Pregnancy Stress Spans Generations
Pregnancy Stress Spans Generations
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 7, 2014
The stressors a female rat experiences during pregnancy can have repercussions for her granddaughters, a study shows. 
Week in Review: July 7–11
Week in Review: July 7–11
Tracy Vence | Jul 11, 2014
Assessing mtDNA mutations among healthy people; heritability of intelligence; epigenetic inheritance of maternal malnutrition markers; consumers buy into DNA ancestry
Gestational Malnutrition Affects Offspring’s Sperm
Gestational Malnutrition Affects Offspring’s Sperm
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 10, 2014
Mice undernourished during pregnancy can transmit the effects of such nutritional stress to their sons’ germ cells, epigenetically.