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Identical Twins Are Not Identical

21 Jan 2021

There is a common parental misunderstanding that arises when the term “identical twins” is paraded around. Identical twins are known scientifically as “monozygotic twins.” This Scrabble winner of a...

Diet and twins: are they connected?

20 Mar 2017

Nope. You’re not seeing double. You’re just seeing twins. And they seem to be virtually everywhere in West Africa, especially in Igbo-Obra, a quiet farming community in Nigeria. A sign proclaiming ...

Twins with the same genes can have different traits

20 Feb 2017

Even though identical (monozygotic) twins may have the exact same genetic make-up, it is possible that they can have different features from one another. This is thanks to differences in the womb ...

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