Monday, June 14, 2010
Are We Alone - Written in Code
Genes – what are they good for? Absolutely… something. But not everything. Your “genius” genes need to be turned on – and your environment determines that. Find out how to unleash your inner-Einstein, and what scientists learned from studying the famous physicist’s brain.
Also, the bizarre notion that your children inherit not just your genes, but also the consequences of your habits – smoking, stress, diet, and other behaviors that turn the genes on.
Plus Francis Collins on affordable personal genomes, and a man who decoded his own DNA in under a week.
Listen to individual segments here:
Part 1 - David Shenk (part 1)
Part 2 - Dean Falk
Part 3 - David Shenk (part 2)
Part 4 - Francis Collins
Part 5 - Stephen Quake