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Sarah Crossan’s novel about conjoined twins wins YA book prize – The Guardian

The Guardian Sarah Crossan's novel about conjoined twins wins YA book prizeThe GuardianSarah Crossan's One, a novel in free verse about conjoined twins Grace and Tippi, has beaten a host of award-winning writers to take the £2,000 YA book prize. The shortlist included two-time Carnegie medal winner Patrick Ness's latest title The Rest of …Sarah […]

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Novel about conjoined twins named best new Irish children’s book – Irish Times

Irish Times Novel about conjoined twins named best new Irish children's bookIrish TimesOne chronicles the story of Grace and Tippi, conjoined twins who, aged 16, have to go to school for the first time and negotiate a world of prejudice, friendship, first love and gossip. The judges said: “Crossan's signature blend of lyricism and …Sarah […]

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Double Trouble: Study on Twins Reveals a Lot About Cancer Risk – Newsweek

Newsweek Double Trouble: Study on Twins Reveals a Lot About Cancer RiskNewsweekMucci and her fellow researchers analyzed data from the Nordic Twin Study of Cancer conducted between 1943 and 2010. The cohort was made up of 80,309 identical twins and 123,382 fraternal twins from Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway, who were …Some Families Carry Shared Risk […]

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The other ‘fingerprints’ you don’t know about – CNN

CNN The other 'fingerprints' you don't know aboutCNNResearch in this area is exploding. A recent study showed you can even identify gender by 2-D and 3-D images of ears (and women do tend to have smaller ears than men). Of course you can easily hide ears with hair, hats, scarves and other clothing, but …and more » […]

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The other ‘fingerprints’ you don’t know about – CNN

CNN The other 'fingerprints' you don't know aboutCNNResearch in this area is exploding. A recent study showed you can even identify gender by 2-D and 3-D images of ears (and women do tend to have smaller ears than men). Of course you can easily hide ears with hair, hats, scarves and other clothing, but …and more » […]

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The other ‘fingerprints’ you don’t know about – CNN

CNN The other 'fingerprints' you don't know aboutCNNResearch in this area is exploding. A recent study showed you can even identify gender by 2-D and 3-D images of ears (and women do tend to have smaller ears than men). Of course you can easily hide ears with hair, hats, scarves and other clothing, but …and more » […]

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Sarah Crossan: how writing about conjoined twins changed the way I wrote – The Guardian

The Guardian Sarah Crossan: how writing about conjoined twins changed the way I wroteThe GuardianI watched a BBC documentary about Minnesotan conjoined twins Abby and Brittany Hensel and was immediately captivated by the idea of their lives – fascinated by the ways in which these amazing women managed to live as two separate people in […]

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Sarah Crossan: how writing about conjoined twins changed the way I wrote – The Guardian

The Guardian Sarah Crossan: how writing about conjoined twins changed the way I wroteThe GuardianI watched a BBC documentary about Minnesotan conjoined twins Abby and Brittany Hensel and was immediately captivated by the idea of their lives – fascinated by the ways in which these amazing women managed to live as two separate people in […]

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5 Faith Facts About Presidential Canditate Ben Carson, Retired Neurosurgeon … – Huffington Post

Charlotte Observer 5 Faith Facts About Presidential Canditate Ben Carson, Retired Neurosurgeon …Huffington Post(RNS) Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon once best known for separating conjoined baby twins, announced Monday (May 4) that he will pursue the Republican nomination for U.S. president. Carson is now known as a culture warrior whose criticisms of …Dr. Ben Carson: 'I'm […]

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Astronaut twins study raises questions about genetic privacy – Nature.com

Nature.com Astronaut twins study raises questions about genetic privacyNature.comResearchers will gather reams of genomic, molecular, physiological and other data on Kelly and compare it to his Earth-dwelling identical twin, retired astronaut Mark Kelly. Differences between the brothers could reveal how the body copes with extreme …On Friday, half a pair of twins leaves for a year […]

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