molecular biology

SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 4/20/2018

Epigenetics and Insurtech Roundup 4-20-2018: Japanese University study finds that enduring cold temperatures alters fat cell epigenetics https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-04-cold-temperatures-fat-cell-epigenetics.html  This is why people in Minnesota have thick skin! In all seriousness, what science is saying is further proof that your environment alters your genetic expression.  The body of scientific evidence continues to build.  DNA Methylation and

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SCIENCE & TECH NEWS AND POPULAR ARTICLES ON HEALTH, AGING, INSURTECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WEEK OF 3/31/20189

A new installment on the website, and hopefully a regular, is a roundup of some news on epigenetics and insurtech.  There is a tremendous amount of activity in the fields of molecular biology and insurance, its challenging to keep up.  So here is some recent news, curated for your enjoyment!  AI-Enabled Wearable Tech Could Help

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NYT: Genetics & Race

In the New York Times today, Dr. David Reich writes a fascinating essay on the relationship between genetics and race.  The article is both wonderfully insightful on the many challenges we face with the continuing “onslaught of science.”  In this essay, Dr. Reich deals with the social issues and distinctions among us that we fumble

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NYT: You Are Shaped by the Genes You Inherit. And Maybe by Those You Don’t.

In the recent New York Times article entitled: You Are Shaped by the Genes You Inherit. And Maybe by Those You Don’t, author Carl Zimmer discusses a recent Study of how the human genome (nature) and the environment (nuture) work together to shape not only who we are, but who we become.  The Study referenced in the article

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