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GEN News Highlights : Feb 8, 2013

Featured Video: Hank Explains Epigenetics

The SciShow hosts takes you through how epigenetics works and how these changes may be passed on through generations.

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You've heard Hank explain the successes and shortcomings of the Human Genome Project. Now, in this video, he explains how epigenetics works—and how scientists are beginning to realize that we can pass on epigenetic traits to offspring. He takes you through the science with his clone, Circus Hank, who has his exact same DNA, yet through a different lifestyle has acquired different traits from Hank.

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