#57. A Summary of ‘Inheritance: How Our Genes Change Our Lives–and Our Lives Change Our Genes’ by Sharon Moalem

Table of Contents: i. Introduction/Synopsis PART I: HOW OUR GENES CHANGE OUR LIVES Section A. Basic Genetics 1. Basic (Mendelian) Genetics 2. Congenital Insensitivity to Pain 3. Genetic Detective Work Section B. Genes and Diet: Genetic Disorders of Metabolism 4. … Continue reading

#41. A Summary of ‘The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance’ by David Epstein

Table of Contents: i. Introduction/Synopsis PART I: PHYSIOLOGY: BONES, MUSCLES AND CARDIO Section A. Height and Skeletal Structure (and an Introduction to Heritability and Genetics) 1. Nature and Nurture in Height and Skeletal Structure 2. An Introduction to Heritability and … Continue reading