Monthly Archives: October 2011

Twinning across the Developing World

Recent twin study of Jeroen Smits (Radboud Universiteit, Netherlands) and  Christiaan Monden (University of Oxford) provides the first comprehensive overview of national twinning rates across the developing world on the basis of reliable survey data: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0025239 Further research could help us answer … Continue reading

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Identical twins gave birth on the same day!

Identical twins Jennifer and Jessica Patterson now have another birthday in common: They delivered babies on the same day at the same hospital: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2052582/Indiana-identical-twins-birth-day-hospital.html It seems that Jennifer and Jessica still have a very special twin bond, both being single … Continue reading

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