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New insights into how the brain adapts to stress

Stress is a major burden in many people's lives affecting their health and wellbeing. New research led by the University of Bristol has found that genes in the brain that play a crucial role in behavioural adaptation to stressful ...

Apr 11, 2016
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The influence of the epigenome

I first learned about epigenetics in a "fish bowl" meeting room at the University of Pennsylvania in the summer of 2013, when I worked as a research intern in the Ted Abel lab. We were in the middle of a weekly lab meeting, ...

Mar 14, 2016
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Gene switch may repair DNA and prevent cancer

A team of scientists in Japan has found that a DNA modification called 5hmC – thought to be involved in turning genes on and off – localizes at sites of DNA damage and repair. They also found that a family of recently ...

Feb 11, 2016
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