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Posts tagged identical twins

February 23, 2007

 

identical twin baby girls

Monoamniotic Twins

Did you know that there are other kinds of twins besides fraternal and identical?

March 17, 2005

 

Almost Identical Twins

Though it’s true that identical twins have the same DNA, that doesn’t mean that there’s no way to tell them apart. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Cheating Cheetahs

This is known as a genetic bottleneck, and it meant that the remaining cheetahs were forced to breed with their relatives.

September 27, 2003

 

Monoamniotic Twins

Fraternal is when two different eggs are fertilized by two separate sperm. And even though fraternal twins can look very much alike, on average they only share fifty percent of their genes, the same as any other siblings.

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