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Budget Shortfall Halts UW Twin Registry Recruitment Efforts

Twin studies have been valuable in providing a better understanding of health conditions as diverse as multiple sclerosis, psychiatric disorders, congenital abnormalities, and cardiovascular disease. More than ever, twin studies continue to hold great promise in fueling important discoveries in medical and behavioral research. Large twin registries such as the …

Can twins be of different races?

Racial differences involve many genes. The genetics of racial appearance is very complex. Below is a simplified answer to this question. Fraternal …

Do twins run in your family?

Please share your story! Do you have twin children? Parents? Grandparents? Are there multiple generations of twins in your family? Are there …

Can twins have different fathers?

Yes! Fraternal (DZ) twins develop when a woman releases two eggs instead of one during her monthly menstrual cycle. When this occurs …