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Researchers map ‘epigenetic inheritability’ in fathers sperm caused by diet.


A fundamental law of genetics states that progenies do not inherit epigenetically-based adaptive, pathological or neural features acquired in response to environmental conditions. However, recent studies seem to contradict this dogma.  Paternal inheritance of diet-induced obesity and diabetes was first suggested by epidemiological analysis of human cohorts and later confirmed by experimental analysis. For instance, the offspring of fathers who

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