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Human Genomes Change With Age

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posted on Jun, 25 2008 @ 10:22 AM
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Human Genomes Change With Age


dsc.discovery.com

Individual human genomes change throughout a person's life influenced by environmental or nutritional factors which may explain why illnesses such as cancer come with age, a study said Tuesday.

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that the so-called epigenetic marks on the sequence of a person's DNA modify over the course of their life and the extent of such changes is similar among family members.
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posted on Jun, 25 2008 @ 10:22 AM
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A couple of weeks ago someone posted a topic titled The Sun Is Changing Our DNA www.abovetopsecret.com...

I had replied to that as an anonymous user just before joining ATS and had stated that everything in our environment is responsible for changes in our DNA. Anyhow, I came across this article as evidence to support my side and felt that it should be given just as much attention as the previous topic, as this has a legitimate scientific source, not Wikipedia, to back it up.

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