identical twins

First in Cambridge: Twins to study same subject


August 17th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Britons Kirstie and Zoe Green have become the first set of identical twins to study the same subject at a college under Cambridge University.The 18-year-old twins, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Genes key to self-control, sociability’


May 17th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Genes play a greater role in investing you with traits such as self-control, decision-making or sociability than previously thought. A study of more than 800 sets ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Environment not genes govern testosterone levels


May 10th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 10 (IANS) Comparing testosterone levels of five-month-old pairs of twins, both identical and non-identical, researchers have found the hormone's levels are governed by environmental factors, not genes."Testosterone is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indonesian twins reunited in Sweden after 29 years


February 4th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Indonesian twin sisters were reunited 29 years after they were separated at birth but ended up living just 25 miles apart in Sweden, Daily Mail ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Identical twins give birth on the same day


October 24th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bloomington, Ind., Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two identical twins seem to have their destinies interwoven together. How then can it be explained that they had their babies on the same day?On Wednesday, ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Three new-borns languish in Ghaziabad hospital


July 11th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 11 (IANS) Three newly-born children, including a pair or twins, are languishing in a hospital here with their mothers unable to care for them and no sign of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Christina Hendricks playing identical twins in ABC show ‘Body of Proof’


April 14th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christina Hendricks played identical twins in the ABC show “Body of Proof.” A sneak peak of the show has been released on the Internet.Hendricks’ identical twin ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Genes a crucial factor in urinary incontinence


April 5th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A study of twins at the University of Gothenburg and Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) has revealed that genetic factors can explain half of people's susceptibility to urinary incontinence.Urinary incontinence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No two people are alike, even if they’re identical twins: Study


March 29th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study involving an Indian-origin researcher has found that no two people are alike, even if they're identical twins.Molecular geneticist Shiva Singh, from The University of Western ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No two of us are alike, even identical twins


March 29th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 29 (IANS) Just like snowflakes, no two people are alike, even if they're identical twins, a study suggests. Molecular geneticist Shiva Singh from the University of Western Ontario, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dull brain? Blame it on family genes!


March 4th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 4 (IANS) Your family's genetic make-up may explain why your brain is sharp or dull, so says researchers.Alex Fornito from the University Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre said the findings ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

How well our brain functions is based on our family’s genes


March 4th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 04 (ANI): A new study, led by University of Melbourne, has shown that how well our brain functions is largely based on our family's genetic makeup.The study provides the first ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Being nice or being nasty is in a woman’s genes


February 9th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): A Scottish research suggests that being nice or being nasty is in your genes - particularly if you're a woman.The study of almost 1,000 pairs of identical and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Children with ADHD have more difficulties on math and reading tests


December 11th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study concluded that children with ADHD can sometimes have more difficulties on math and reading tests compared to their peers.Researchers used identical and fraternal twins to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Marriage makes men less ‘antisocial’


December 7th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): The mystery of why married men behave better seems to have been finally unraveled thanks to the Michigan State University scientists.S. Alexandra Burt and colleagues found that less ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sociability ‘may lie in our genes’


November 11th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): How well a person performs in a group may be hereditary, according to a new study by University of Edinburgh researchers.They found that strong genetic influences have a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Celine Dion and hubby ‘cried when twin sons were born’


October 26th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Celine Dion's husband, Rene Angelil, has revealed how the couple felt after the 'emotional' delivery of their twin sons."We have tried five times since March 2009 to conceive. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Armie Hammer Shines In “The Social Network”


October 3rd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Fincher directed movie "The Social Network" which hit the box office on October 1 has received wide appreciation from the audience and topped the box-office ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Siblings of autistic children ‘have more frequent language delays’


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has revealed that siblings of autistic children have more frequent language delays."Researchers presume one child is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Salman Khan’s Non-Stop Dabangg Party


September 30th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On Sunday evening, Sonakshi Sinha showed up for the Dabangg party post-midnight with one of her twin bothers, while earlier in the evening Sonakshi's mother ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Twins help Oz researchers find genes for blindness


September 13th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 13 (ANI): Several studies in Australia have found new genes that affect eyesight, all thanks to twins.Stuart MacGregor from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) said, "Using data collected ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

6-year-old kids with squint less likely to be invited to b’day parties


August 19th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): A new study has found that six year old kids with a squint are significantly less likely to be invited to birthday parties than their peers with normally ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

An American has successful heart transplant in India


August 5th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Sixty-five-year-old US citizen Ronald Lemmer's heart is expected to beat for India after his successful heart transplant operation here. He is the first American to undergo a heart ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Identical twin sisters celebrate 100th b’day!


August 5th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, August 5 (ANI): Identical twins Alison and Audrey were born 100 years ago, and this week they celebrated their birthday.Alison was first out of the womb, though Audrey claims there was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Star Of ‘Sister, Sister’, Tamera Mowry, Gets Engaged For the Second Time To Adam Housley


July 29th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Sister, Sister’ happened to be a reasonably popular sitcom of American television. Its story revolved around identical twin girls, whose names in this sitcom ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Here’s why couples start looking like each other


June 29th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): All of us have seen that the longer a couple stays together, the greater they resemble each other, and researchers have now revealed why it is so.University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bob & Mike Byran were featured on ‘60 Minutes’ on the 21st of March 2010


March 22nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis players Bob and Mike Byran were featured on the show ’60 Minutes’ on the 21st of March 2010. They are identical twins, and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bob and Mike Bryan open up on 60 Minutes


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Tennis is a starry game, which has quite a few top players, like Federer, Nadal, the Williams sisters and so on. But all of them ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Genes decide how well you recognise faces


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Your genes might have something to do with face recognition, says a new study. Scientists found that identical twins were twice as similar to each other in terms ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Genes determine our face recognition ability


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Our genes determine our ability to recognise faces, according to a study at UCL (University College London).In the study, scientists found that identical twins were twice as similar ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

French tell British boffins: G-spot does exist


January 29th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): The search for G-spot has begun all over again, courtesy the French who've dismissed British scientists' claims that the fabled erogenous zone doesn't exist.Weeks after King's College London ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Simple eye test can detect mental disorders


January 27th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 27 (IANS) A simple eye test can help diagnose inherited mental health conditions such as bipolar disorder or manic depression, according to new evidence. Monash University neuroscientist Steven Miller led a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Face recognition ability inherited separately from IQ


January 20th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Ever wondered why some people are not able to recognise faces? It's because face recognition is heritable, and that too separately from general intelligence or IQ, research says. Some ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ability to recognize faces inherited separately from IQ


January 20th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Face recognition is heritable, and it is inherited separately from general intelligence or IQ, according to a twin study.This finding, by researchers at MIT and in Beijing, plays ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Environment plays key role in developing reading skills


January 12th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new study of twins is the first to show that environment plays a key role in reading growth over time.Stephen Petrill, lead author of the study and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe