This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a team of Spanish scientists publishes a study showing that roundworms exposed to high temperatures undergo genetic changes that are passed to their offspring for many generations through both sperm and egg. Previous work has shown that starvation or exposure to high temperatures can alter the expression of messenger RNA in Caenorhabditis elegans and that this effect can persist in up to three generations.

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