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Project aims

The study aims to understand the ways in which the children's environment and experiences interact with their genetic make-up, and how this affects their health, behaviour and development. For example, what are the effects of childhood diet (and the mother's diet during pregnancy) on health in later life? By understanding the influence of other factors, scientists can begin to understand the role of our genes.

How do environment and experience interact with genetic make-up to affect health, behaviour and development?
How do environment and experience interact with genetic make-up to affect health, behaviour and development?
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