In the following video, Susan Wilczynski, Director of the National Autism Center, interviews several specialists in the field and asks the question: What is Autism?“
At the end of this video, Dr. Susan Bookheimer, professor of cognitive neurosciences at the University of California, states:
In particular I think that we’re getting closer to a model of autism that [...]
From Scientific American August 2010 Issue
“New understanding of epigenetics, or the molecular processes that control genes, show how it underlies hereditary forms of obesity and cancer”
“Researchers agree they are just scratching the surface of understanding the role of epigenetics in health and disease. The NIH Roadmap Project should help by allowing them to [...]
What if your personal choices can alter your DNA for future generations? TIME Magazine published an article this month, “Why DNA Isn’t Your Destiny” that discusses just that. A new science of epigenetics, founded by years of research and data collected by Dr. Lars Olov Bygren, a preventive-health specialist who is now at the prestigious Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, reveals how the choices you make can change your genes and those of your kids.