Bullying Changes Genes in Children's DNA, Scientists Say

New research shows that the chemical structure surrounding part of the genetic blueprint of a young child is physically changed by bullying, leaving the victim less able to respond properly to the stress and possibly paving the way for mental problems later in life. The findings challenge the popular assumption that DNA is largely immutable, remaining basically unchanged throughout a person's life. But what does change, according to the research, is how one critical gene known to be involved...Full Story
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