Poverty Is Stamped Into DNA in Childhood—And Stays There

by jeeg 6. November 2013 22:13
Poverty, it turns out, is etched into our DNA. That's not a metaphorical statement. Growing up poor leaves a permanent mark on our permanent genetic code, according to new research. Socioeconomic status during childhood correlates with shorter sections of DNA, known as telomeres, later in li... [More]
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