Posted By:terry kelley
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Subject:And they all got lead poisoning from the wine...
Post Date:December 05, 2012 at 11:29:51
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/dna/messages/4523.html
Forum:DNA Forum
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Recent interview on NPR discussed use of lead to add some taste to the wine in ancient Rome. If someone was drinking wine with lead, for a long time, would that cause any changes in his DNA that would be passed on to his children and grandchildren?

Can someone give me some examples of conduct that could change their genetic structure and cause the descendant to inherit the change?

Thanks