How the cell controls our genes: Thomas Jenuwein

July 05, 2016
How the cell controls our genes
Interview with Thomas Jenuwein on epigenetics in German TV (Quarks&Co, WDR Fernsehen) more

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What makes us what we are: genes or environment? This question has been on people's minds for a long time. And it is still the subject of controversy, for example when it comes to gender, intelligence or diseases. Now science has made a discovery that reconciles both positions: the environment and genes are much less separate than previously thought. This is because "genes" are now considered to be influenced by the environment - for example, through diet, exercise and even experiences. Welcome to epigenetics!


Watch the entire episode „Make something of your genes!“ online.

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