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euronews science – Epigenetics

By heheals

September 21, 2020




Twins have the same DNA but they don’t always look identical. What makes them look and act differently are the differences to their epigenetic profile. Australian researchers have followed more than 200 sets of twins to learn more about this area of science.

While genetics is the study of inherited genes, epigenetics looks at changes in the activity of genes that do not involve alterations in the genetic code but still get passed down to at least one successive generation.


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