Depending on whom you listen to, “epigenetics” has to do with the expression of your genes… or it’s the key to longevity and a way to perform miracles like Jesus did. So which is it? Let’s disentangle fact from fiction.
This is episode 24 of Cracked Science, for December 19th, 2018.
Jonathan Liked Something:
David Gorski’s article on epigenetics: https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/epigenetics-it-doesnt-mean-what-quacks-think-it-means/
Kevin Mitchell’s blog post about transgenerational epigenetic inheritance: http://www.wiringthebrain.com/2018/07/calibrating-scientific-skepticism-wider.html
Production crew: Elena Petkovic (McGill University)
Theme music: Joseph Hackl (http://www.VoodooJazz.ca)
Graphic design: Cassandra Lee
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