Genetic differences between `identical` twins identified

Researchers have successfully discovered genetic differences between `identical` monozygotic twins.

Smokers` skin may age faster

Smokers are likely to get bags under their eyes and wrinkles around their lips earlier than non-smokers, according to a new study of identical twins.

Why every human face is different from the other

While it is well known that human face is as unique as a fingerprint and no one else looks exactly like you, researchers, who tried to find out what makes facial morphology so distinct, revealed that gene enhancers - regulatory sequences of DNA that act to turn-on or amplify the expression of a specific gene - are major players in craniofacial development.

Identical twin astronauts to serve as research subjects

NASA`s only identical twin astronauts are planning to serve as guinea pigs for studies investigating the genetic impacts of long-duration spaceflight.

US mom gives birth to two sets of identical twins within 2 minutes

In what is being described as a rare and remarkable pregnancy, an Ohio woman has given birth to two sets of identical twins without any use of fertility drugs.

Brit woman gives birth to 2 pairs of identical twins

A mum has spoken of her joy at giving birth to two sets of identical twins.

Why identical twins are different

Identical twins are genetically different, according to a new study.

Being a perfectionist may lie in your genes: Scientists

Perfectionists are born - not made - scientists claim, adding that the pursuit of perfection runs in families and is determined by your genes.