Monthly Archives: May 2014

Hardwired for Happiness

Happiness, which is good for both mind and body, is at least in part biological, rooted in the evolution of the brain and nervous system. The pursuit of happiness is the engine that moves humankind, that motivates us to study,


DNA Is Not Destiny

With no more than a change in diet, laboratory agouti mice (left) were prompted to give birth to young (right) that differed markedly in appearance and disease susceptibility. Back in 2000, Randy Jirtle , a professor of radiation oncology at


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