twins

Space astronaut twin’s DNA ‘changed’? How some reports botched the story, and what we really know

When the Today Show reported on March 15 that the DNA of Scott Kelly, who spent a year on the ...
twins

Two of a kind? Twins offer unique glimpse into human development

In the world of genetics, identical twins offer a valuable source for study. And they've shown that our genetic makeup ...
gene therapy anti aging transhumanism

Should we trust experiments on one patient? Lessons from BioViva’s anti-aging gene therapy

The CEO of biotech company BioViva is a healthy woman in her mid forties, but last September she become her ...
Twin study in space: Gemini mid-mission update on pathbreaking nature-nuture research

Twin study in space: Gemini mid-mission update on pathbreaking nature-nuture research

In genetic research, twin studies are the gold standard to address the nature/nurture quandary. The current space mission highlights the ...