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Identical twins are not so identical, study suggests – The Guardian

Research finds they differ by an average of 5.2 early mutations, adding new perspective to nature-versus-nurture debates

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GeneticsResearch finds they differ by an average of 5.2 early mutations, adding new perspective to nature-versus-nurture debates
Genetic differences between identical twins can begin very early in embryonic development, according to a new study that researchers say has implications for studying the effects of nature versus nurture.
Identical or monozygotic twins come from a single fertilised egg that splits in two. They are important research subjects because they are thought to have minimal genetic…

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