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Northwestern, University of Illinois launch database of twins – Daily Northwestern

Northwestern, University of Illinois launch database of twins  Daily Northwestern A team of researchers from Northwestern and University of at Illinois Urbana-Champaign have launched the Illinois Twin Project, a statewide database that … “twins research” – Google News

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Avera seeking twins to join DNA database and research – The Capital Journal

The Capital Journal Avera seeking twins to join DNA database and researchThe Capital JournalSIOUX FALLS — Researchers who study how genes and the environment influence people's health are hoping that twins who live in the Midwest will contribute DNA to a new database that might provide insight about traits and diseases specific to the region.Avera […]

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Doubling Up on Research Using a Database of Twins – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Doubling Up on Research Using a Database of TwinsWall Street JournalIdentical twins share all the same genes. So, if a disease is fully genetic-based, both twins should have the same risk of contracting it. More commonly, however, genes and environmental factors both play a role. Recent research found that the … twins […]

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