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Meditation and yoga can 'reverse' DNA reactions which cause stress
Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don't simply relax us; they can 'reverse' the molecular reactions in our DNA which cause ill-health and depression, according to a study.
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Tea consumption leads to epigenetic changes in women

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Tea consumption leads to epigenetic changes in women
Epigenetic changes are chemical modifications that turn our genes off or on. In a new study from Uppsala University, researchers show that tea consumption in women leads to epigenetic changes in genes that are known to interact with cancer and estrogen metabolism.
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CRISPR: gene editing is just the beginning

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CRISPR: gene editing is just the beginning
The real power of the biological tool lies in exploring how genomes work.
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Aging shrinks chromosomes

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Aging shrinks chromosomes
A study on human cells reveals how cellular aging affects the 3-D architecture of chromosomes.
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| Categories: | Tags: senescence, genetics & genomics, epigenetics, disease/medicine, chromatin, cell & molecular biology and aging | Comments: (0) | View Count: (1284)