Genetics In The News

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How different can identical twins look?

By |March 19th, 2016|Genetics In The News|

How different can ‘identical’ twins be? I have seen a few news articles recently exclaiming cases of identical (monozygotic) twins with very different appearances. Although this initially seems odd and inexplicable (and apparently news-worthy), when we take a look at the underlying genetics there are actually some relatively simple explanations that can account for these [...]


By |March 10th, 2016|Consumer Genetic Testing, General, Genetics In The News|

  Hello! Welcome to! I have recently started exploring personalised genetic testing and have started this blog to share my experiences online as I try out different tests and tools. I have already been tested with 23andMe (which I will be posting about shortly) and will be having my whole genome sequenced with a [...]