Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
University of California - Riverside
Caption: Theodore Garland Jr., a professor of biology at the University of California-Riverside, describes findings from his lab showing that voluntary activity, such as daily exercise, is a highly heritable trait that can be passed down genetically to successive generations.
Credit: UCR Strategic Communications.
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