We are multitudes: generations inside the same body | Curio

We are multitudes: generations inside the same body

26 mins | Feb 19, 2018

Inside the brains of deceased mothers, Lee Nelson’s team found cells with male chromosomes. These appeared to have remained, functioning, for decades after the mothers had given birth to baby boys. Katherine Rowland, writing in Aeon magazine, examines how women carry the DNA of their parents and children, and what this means for individual identity.

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From Aeon magazine