Epigenetics: The Sins of the Father

Epigenetics research by Emory scientists Dr. Kerry Ressler, Neuroscience faculty member, Dr. William Kelly, faculty member of GMB and BCDB, and Dr. Brian Dias of the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, is described in a Nature article about how fear associated with a particular smell affects animals and leaves an imprint on the brains of their descendants.

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