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The Epigenetics of Identical Twins
“Why do the physical characteristics of identical twins diverge as they age? Follow the interaction of the environment and the genome in a pair of twins over time.”
“Once nurture seemed clearly distinct from nature. Now it appears that our diets and lifestyles can change the expression of our genes. How? By influencing a network of chemical switches within our cells collectively known as the epigenome. This new understanding may lead us to potent new medical therapies.”
“Hank & his clone Circus Hank explain the power of epigenetics, which studies the factors that determine how much or whether some genes are expressed in your body.”