Identical Twins Accumulate Genetic Differences in the Womb
Identical Twins Accumulate Genetic Differences in the Womb
DNA replication errors during cell division cause monozygotic twins to diverge from each other even during the earliest stages of development, a new study finds.
Identical Twins Accumulate Genetic Differences in the Womb
Identical Twins Accumulate Genetic Differences in the Womb

DNA replication errors during cell division cause monozygotic twins to diverge from each other even during the earliest stages of development, a new study finds.

DNA replication errors during cell division cause monozygotic twins to diverge from each other even during the earliest stages of development, a new study finds.

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Kári Stefánsson Speaks
Kári Stefánsson Speaks
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Genome Nation
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