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Epigenome

Do Organic Foods Promote Better Health?

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

The interesting (and disturbing) fact is that if you count yourself among those who want no part of pesticides in food, the Stanford study likely confirms your belief that organics are better. But if you just read the headlines and media hype on the paper, you would miss that entirely.

Epigenetics III: Epigenetic Control of Natural Genetic Engineering and Environmental Inputs into Evolutionary Change

James A. Shapiro | Posted 09.17.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

McClintock predicted that we would focus on how the genome responds to challenge. Clearly, unraveling the molecular basis of epigenetic regulation is an integral part of that revolutionary research agenda.

The Chemical Exposure That Keeps Going and Going and Going

Bill Chameides | Posted 08.04.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

For many years it was thought that our genes were the whole game -- the stuff that determined our appearance, our aptitudes, and even our susceptibility to disease. But we now know it's more complicated than that. It turns out that not all of our genes are active. Some are turned "on" and others are turned "off."

How the Brain Got Liberated

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Unlike almost every other organ, the belief about the brain was that healing didn't exist, so that once wounded or impaired, the damage was permanent. Now we know that's not true.