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{ Monthly Archives } August 2011

Gender pay gap: Equal pay is 98 YEARS away as men paid £10k more than women – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Gender pay gap: Equal pay is 98 YEARS away as men paid £10k more than womenDaily MailLouise Colley, head of protection at Aviva and the mother of four-year-old twins, predicts even more mothers will stop work. 'Many families with young children face a challenge as they balance their income with the cost of […]

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NEW ON TV: Hunting antiques never gets old for the Keno twins – Grand Forks Herald

NEW ON TV: Hunting antiques never gets old for the Keno twinsGrand Forks HeraldWe'd research the mark, make sketches of it in these notebooks we still have,” says Leigh. “We'd go to the library,” adds Leslie. “We started out early on, on motorcycles looking for old barns,” recalls Leslie. “We figured out where the door […]

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Our Twin Fascination – New Hampshire Public Radio

New Hampshire Public Radio Our Twin FascinationNew Hampshire Public RadioIf the multiple birth rate continues, the US could end up a nation of twins. Slate is running a series of articles on several facets of twindom…including genetic quirks, conjoined twins, fertility treatments, associated health risks, secret languages, … conjoined twins – Google News

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Researchers Find Unique Behavior of Thin Gold Wires at Nanoscale – Azom.com

Azom.com Researchers Find Unique Behavior of Thin Gold Wires at NanoscaleAzom.comAs the material under research is not precisely brittle, it fractures with less or no ductility. Hence, it is called as brittle-like fractures. Researchers conducted studies on 22 gold nanowires. Twins became visible under shear force, which strained … twins research – Google News

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“Selective Reduction”: Barbaric, but not Uniquely So – National Right to Life News

National Right to Life News “Selective Reduction”: Barbaric, but not Uniquely SoNational Right to Life NewsPadawer's LONG and carefully research story detailed the evolution of “selective reduction” from a time when a woman carrying multiple babies would kill some or nearly all of them to the latest development where twins are “reduced” to a “singleton. […]

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Twins

A few nice twins images I found: Twins Image by missbossy From: www.arthurdevany.com/2005/09/twins.html This photo of identical 23 year old twins is from M. Rennie, Exp. Physiol 90.4 pp 427-436. Otto trained in distance running and Ewald trained in the field events. They are the same height and have similar facial structure, but they look […]

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Freakonomics takes on parenting – Vancouver Sun (blog)

Freakonomics takes on parentingVancouver Sun (blog)… the evidence from twin and adoption studies about how much of how a kid turns out can be attributed to "nurture" (ie. parenting styles) and how much to "nature" (ie. genetics). The show cites research suggesting how you raise your kids has very … twins research – Google News

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New life in an atomic wasteland – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk New life in an atomic wastelandTelegraph.co.ukAkmaral Musakhanova, the head of research at the Semey University Medical Centre, is sure there is a link. She shows us various pickled foetuses, including a “Cyclops” child with one eye and Siamese twins, collected from around Semey since 1953. …and more » twins research – Google News

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Everyday Life 109

Check out these celebrity twin images: Everyday Life 109 Image by VOD Cars Veyron twins Farm Fresh Image by sisterbeer These twins were born yesterday (3-13-10.) Kelly Donovan & Nicholas Brendon Image by Mirka23 A moment before I took this picture, Kelly arrived (late) and leaned over and gave his twin brother, Nicholas, a giant […]

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Who made me what I am? – The Independent

Who made me what I am?The IndependentNow, with adoption and twin studies, the pendulum is somewhere in the middle, with an acceptance that both are significant." What's most striking about research looking at twins who are reared apart, then meet for the first time, is that they report … twins research – Google News

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