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On/off button for passing along epigenetic ‘memories’ to our children discovered | KurzweilAI

On/off button for passing along epigenetic ‘memories’ to our children discovered | KurzweilAI

According to epigenetics — the study of inheritable changes in gene expression not directly coded in our DNA — our life experiences may be passed on to our children and our children’s children. Studies on survivors of traumatic events have suggested that exposure to stress may indeed have lasting effects on subsequent generations.

But exactly how are these genetic “memories” passed on?

Source: On/off button for passing along epigenetic ‘memories’ to our children discovered | KurzweilAI