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Isoprene

“The Blue Ridge Mountains conjure a romantic vision of the central Appalachian Mountains on the east coast of the US, immortalised by Dolly Parton, John Denver and the Grateful Dead, among others.”

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What is Epigenetics?

“Your genes play an important role in your health, but so do your behaviors and environment, such as what you eat and how physically active you are. Epigenetics is the study of how your behaviors and environment can cause changes that affect the way your genes work.”

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Let’s Do a Tick Check

“As scores of city dwellers in the United States have ditched their urban lives for more land and bigger homes, many may be facing new foes this spring and summer: bloodsucking ticks. Ticks, which like wooded, leafy areas where wildlife roam, are most active between April and September.”

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