Epigenetics is the study of these chemical reactions and the factors that influence them. Meet the epigenome and learn how it influences DNA. Change the level of gene expression in a cell with the turn of a dial!
So sure, why not? We have cell memories. Might help us in a fight with a poisonous snake (if we can only remember the name of that shrub - which I can't for the life of me.) And yes, we have spiritual memories that we appear to be able to access on a daily basis - and often on a nightly basis.
OK. I FOUND IT: "The roots of the plant “chota – chand” in Nepal were found to be antidote for snake-bite, a fact learnt after watching mongooses feeding on the plant before fighting cobras. Man may not after all be the only sapient animal."
and that's my two cents for the day. RM