We will use this Case Study section to draw your attention to publications that have received a lot of attention in the scientific community and mass media and are particularly interesting from the GSP perspective.
Since 2011, there were reports that sperm RNA can ‘remember’ traumatic experiences (Gapp et al., Nature Neuroscience 2014, 17, 667–669). Can environmental factors involving traumatic events and chronic stress in early life indeed be responsible for severe psychiatric disorders not only in exposed individuals but also in their progeny?
There is a very entertaining and equally teaching discussion on these findings that can be found here: LINK