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Stress

24 June 2011

Effects of stress can be inherited

None of us are strangers to stress of various kinds. It turns out the effects of all those stresses can change the fate of future generation, influencing our very DNA.

None of us are strangers to stress of various kinds. It turns out the effects of all those stresses can change the fate of future generation, influencing our very DNA without any change to the underlying sequence of As, Gs, Ts and Cs. Now, researchers reporting in Cell have new evidence that helps to explain just how these epigenetic changes really happen.

Gene discovered 20 years ago

 

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