• Early-life social connections influence gene expression, stress resilience

    12 days ago - By Phys.org

    Having friends may not only be good for the health of your social life, but also for your actual health-if you're a hyena, that is. Strong social connections and greater maternal care early in life can influence molecular markers related to gene expression in DNA and future stress response, suggests a new University of Colorado Boulder study of spotted hyenas in the wild.
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