Environmental Factors Experienced By A Man Could Impact His Grandchildren | IFLScience

There has been increasing interest in the idea that lifestyle choices or stressful events during a person’s life might not just impact an individual at the time, but could send out a ripple that also affects their children. Known as “epigenetics,” the suggestion is that environmental factors and traumatic events can physically change the way a person’s genes are expressed, and that this alteration can then be passed on if and when that person has children.

Source: Environmental Factors Experienced By A Man Could Impact His Grandchildren | IFLScience

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