Mice inherit trait without the gene

This bit of news could add an interesting twist to a lot of genetics "common knowledge". Of immediate concern to me would be the implications for genetically modified crops. Interesting stuff ...

AP - Mice in a lab experiment inherited the effects of an aberrant gene without inheriting the gene itself, a bizarre-sounding result that may someday help scientists understand aspects of diabetes, infertility and other problems.

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