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Inheritance

How Our Genes Change Our Lives, and Our Lives Change Our Genes

By Sharon Moalem, MD
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Inheritance: How Our Genes Change Our Lives, and Our Lives Change Our Genes by Sharon Moalem, MD

Inheritance (2014) is proof that you don’t need to be a scientist to understand the importance of your genetics. These blinks explain how your DNA affects your everyday life, from how you look and what you eat to how susceptible you are to things like anxiety and disease. So arm yourself with knowledge, and discover more about the genes that make you who you are.

  • People interested in medicine and biology
  • Readers worried about what genes they inherited
  • Anyone in search of the perfect diet

Sharon Moalem MD, PhD, is a scientist, physician and author who specializes in showing the world how evolution, genetics, biology and medicine work together. His books, including Survival of the Sickest and How Sex Works, have been translated into more than 20 languages.

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