Tag Archives: epigenetics

Identity and the brain

I’ve long been interested in neuroscience so I was keen to see the programme on BBC 4 on Thursday night called The Brain: What Makes Me.  It featured American neuroscientist David Eagleman demonstrating how life shapes our brains, whilst at … Continue reading

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Epigenetics…a key to the mystery of life

I am in mourning.  My morning ruined by the absence of my usual companion at Saturday breakfast, the Family section of the Guardian.  Instead there was a horrible advertising supplement aimed at parents.  A real sign of the times I … Continue reading

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National meetings, genes and destiny

We took over a school in North London for the day.  Around 250 adults, 70 children in the creche, 30 8 – 12 year olds in their own specialist workshops and a handful of donor conceived young people over 13.  The … Continue reading

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