How Our Genes Change Our Lives—and Our Lives Change Our Genes

The human genome is far more fluid and fascinating than your ninth grade biology text book revealed. Dr. Sharon Moalem looks at what rare genetic conditions can teach us all about our own health and well-being. His book Inheritance: How Our Genes Change Our Lives—and Our Lives Change Our Genes is a wide-ranging and entertaining interdisciplinary approach to science and medicine-- explaining how art, history, superheroes, sex workers, and sports stars all help us understand the impact of our lives on our genes, and our genes on our lives.