Epigenetics: The Game of Genes
Our Genes, Our Environment, Our Destiny

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How Humans Become Humans
The egg comes from chick. And the chick then? Some think they exist as miniature in the egg right from the beginning. But Aristote imagined an embryo who develops step…
How Humans Diferentiate Themselves
Epigenetics made breaktrough discoveries by studying identical twins : even though they share the exact same DNA, twins are never perfectly identical. Their way of life seems to influence how…
How Humans Malfunction
The human machine is a perfectly oiled one. But we have to treat it well. In a harmful environment the machine can malfunction. The epigenetic system can become crazy. Let's…
How Humans Heal
Our body cells are amazing. They have a memory and activate themselves to keep us alive, heal our wounds and prevent diseases. The champions are the stem cells who create…
How Humans Age
How old are we? As old as our arteries? Rather as old as our cells. But they do replicate themselves identically so how can they age? Is epigenetics a part…
How Plants Challenge Time
Vegetables challenge time. Trees never stop growing, plants are born again every spring, they are the champions of survival and adaptation. Their epigenetic particularities are of interest for biology and…

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