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You are what you eat… and what your grandma ate?

There are a lot of crazy diet fads out there, and sometime in the future, when the technology is right, maybe there will be another: get in a time machine and tell your grandmothers to eat healthier food while they were pregnant with your parents. That is, if it turns out that the obesity in humans, like mice, can be affected by the diet of people two generations back.

I want more candy!
The organic stuff, please!
My brain hurts!


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Jurassic Park, Designer Organs, and a Single-Celled Giant!

This week in science (as usual) is full of all kinds of cool stories and amazing discoveries! Scientists have managed to grow a new windpipe from stem cells, decode the genome of the mammoth, find the oldest family, and more!

Read this week’s BioBites!

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