“Is there life after death? Some genes turn on after the body’s demise, study finds”

Genes in dead zebrafish were found to remain active for up to four days Tom Malorny, Getty<br />


‘Is there life after death?’ is a question that has dominated human thinking since time immemorial.

But now researchers have discovered that an animal’s genes can ‘live’ on for up to four days after its body has died, Science Magazine reported.

And some genes, including ones that help to create an embryo and others associated with cancer, even turned on or became more active after death.



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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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