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We all know that acquired traits can not be passed on to future generation..right? Wrong! More and more evidence indicates that external factors can affect gene expression and this can be passed onto offspring. (2:47 min.)

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Science 10 Curriculum Content area on Genes as the foundation for living things (Genetics).

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I am a physiotherapist. In my role, I combine an in-depth knowledge of the body and how it works with specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury or disability.

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The next time you hear someone say, “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” tell them to think again! Studies suggest that non-physical forms of bullying are just as painful as physical forms.

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Robin Bulleri tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, a woman whose DNA led to countless cures, patents, and discoveries. (4:26 min.)

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Ever wonder who works with nanotechnology? Check out how one entrepreneur is using nanotechnology in their business.

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Paul uses his programming skills to help sequence genes leading to knowledge & even therapy for diseases. (Paul will also be participating in DNA Day 2014)

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Cancer is an ancient disease that has affected humans for millennia. But it’s only in the past century or so that cancer has become common in Canada and the rest of the Western world.

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Anatomy and Physiology 12 Curriculum Content area on the Homeostasis.

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Anatomy and Physiology 12 Curriculum Content area on DNA and Cells.

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