methylation

Our biological clock can help predict how long we will live

A chemical modification to DNA, known as methylation, takes place throughout our lifetime, providing what could be considered a biological clock age. New research suggests that the biological clock age can tell us more about how long we will live than our actual age. Scientists from the University of Edinburgh, worked in collaboration with researchers […]

Exercise can transform our DNA

We all know that exercise reduces our risk of diabetes and heart disease, let alone weight loss, but what’s really going on underneath it all? A new study explains that this kind of activity actually changes the shape and function of our genes. It’s not a simple task to understand the function of the human […]