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The Nuance

The Explosive Science of Epigenetics

The health choices you make today could affect the expression of your kids’ (and grandkids’) DNA — and maybe their risk for disease

Illustration: Kieran Blakey

TThe “nature versus nurture” debate has been raging for thousands of years. Are people the products of their DNA, or of their upbringing and…

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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