Epigenetic Links to Addiction & Depression

Created for Scientific American
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In the last decade, scientists have uncovered an extensive array of molecular mechanisms that allow the environment to alter how genes behave without changing the information they contain. AXS created illustrations depicting how these “epigenetic” changes may contribute to our susceptibility to addiction and depression.
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Scientific American Magazine (December 2011)