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Time-Lapse Map Shows DNA Development in Growing Brain, University of Western Australia Study



7/8/2013 7:46:02 AM

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As a baby's brain rewires itself to face the world ahead, its DNA is rewiring itself at the same time. New maps of chemical modifications to brain DNA have revealed massive epigenetic changes during the first few years of life. Environmental stressors that disrupt the process during this crucial period could lead to mental disorders.

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Read at New Scientist


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