Category Archives: Genome

Brains work via their Genes just as much as their Neurons

It’s not headline news that our brains are the seat of our thoughts and feelings. The brain is a body’s decision-maker, the pilot of its actions and the engineer that keeps all systems going. The brain suits the body’s actions … Continue reading

Posted in Brains, Epigenetics, Genes, Genome, Human brains, Neurons, Neuroscience | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Brains work via their Genes just as much as their Neurons

How many Genes does it take to make a Person

We humans like to think of ourselves as on the top of the heap compared to all the other living things on our planet. Life has evolved over three billion years from simple one-celled creatures through to multicellular plants and … Continue reading

Posted in Genes, Genome, Human genome | Tagged , , | Comments Off on How many Genes does it take to make a Person

Humans and the life forms they host are in it together

You are a walking ecosystem. And you are not alone. Ever. Microbial life teems on, and in, your body. If you’re healthy, these life forms live in harmony with you in a stable and balanced system, where host and guest … Continue reading

Posted in Ecosystem, Genome, Humans | Tagged , , | Leave a comment