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Scientists can now tell if you had a ‘vanishing’ twin in the womb
New research hints at why some twins are identical.
Even from inside their shells and wombs, embryos are listening
It's surprisingly common for developing animals to listen and adapt to the outside world.
High temperatures can cause embryonic bearded dragons to change sex
Harsh conditions may have led to this surprising evolutionary trait.
DNA evidence could soon tell cops your age, whether you smoke, and what you ate for breakfast
Epigenetic markers on DNA can reveal far more intricate details about someone than current techniques.
Glowing skin might start in your genes
Your DNA likely plays a key role, but there are still things you can do for your skin.
Childhood trauma can change the way your genes behave and leave you more vulnerable to illness
And it starts happening quickly.
What can NASA’s twin study results actually tell us?
Not much can be said yet of the differences between the identical twins’ genetic makeup
Here’s Why Twin Studies Are So Important To Science And NASA
Mark and Scott Kelly are giving scientists a unique look at what space does to the human body
A Genetic Switch Could Turn Obesity On Or Off
The next step is to figure out how to flip it
Your DNA Could Make You Resistant To Certain Bacteria
Gene expression could help explain why some people are more immune to infection than others