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{ Monthly Archives } September 2011

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Check out these identical twins images: Dan and Dave 4477 Image by I Should Be Folding Laundry

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Healthy twins invited to join UI research study – Iowa City Press Citizen

Healthy twins invited to join UI research studyIowa City Press CitizenHealthy twins age 18 and older are invited to participate in a University of Iowa research study investigating how genetics affect blood quality during storage. The study aims to better understand the role of genetics in the metabolic changes that … twins research – Google […]

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How normal cells turn into brain cancers – Times of India

How normal cells turn into brain cancersTimes of IndiaWhen these normal cells transform into cancer cells, they switch gears and begin dividing symmetrically, essentially giving birth to identical twins instead. "This happens early – before the tumor forms, and it may provide a point to intervene in the …and more » twins research – Google News

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Conjoined twins separated in Tennessee – Washington Post

Conjoined twins separated in TennesseeWashington PostA team of doctors talked about a marathon operation to separate conjoined twins connected at the base of the spine. Both Jacob and Joshua Spates and their mother are doing well. (Sept. 14) (/The Associated Press) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan …and more » conjoined twins – Google News

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Unevenly Distributed: Twins in Developing Countries – Science Daily (press release)

Unevenly Distributed: Twins in Developing CountriesScience Daily (press release)29, 2011) — Scientists are fascinated by twins. Even though twins are born at the same time and generally raised under similar circumstances they still may develop differently. For their research on inequality between girls and boys in developing … twins research – Google News

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Triplets?!

Check out these triplets images: Triplets?! Image by moxygen Yes, I’m having triplets. No, I am not done freaking out about it yet. I am getting closer though. My husband seems to be the much calmer one. Another ultrasound is scheduled for this Wednesday to see how many, if any, have heartbeats. There’s a long […]

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Salk Institute’s Fred Gage receives NIH award for transformative research – North County Times (blog)

PhysOrg.com Salk Institute's Fred Gage receives NIH award for transformative researchNorth County Times (blog)Under the grant, researchers in Gage's lab will pair with Roger Lasken, a professor at the J. Craig Venter Institute to research how such genomic mosaics make identical twins different from one another and contribute to spontaneous neurological …Salk scientist receives distinguished […]

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How Normal Cells Become Brain Cancers – UCSF News Services

UCSF News Services How Normal Cells Become Brain CancersUCSF News ServicesWhen these normal cells transform into cancer cells, they switch gears and begin dividing symmetrically, essentially giving birth to identical twins instead. “This happens early – before the tumor forms, and it may provide a point to intervene in the …and more » twins research – […]

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Me and Mark with pandas

Check out these identical twins images: Me and Mark with pandas Image by SimonWhitaker Me on the left again, possibly.

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Family walks to support brain tumor research – Eagle Tribune

Family walks to support brain tumor researchEagle TribuneAt the time, my 4-year-old twins were in front of me and you don't know what to think." McNally's in-laws, Tom and Mary Ciaccia of Andover, Mass., took care of twins Jake and Kylie while McNally was in the hospital. "We took the two children home and …and […]

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