Final Results of NASA Twins Study Show How Scott Kelly Changed After a Year in Space

Last year, various media outlets fumbled their reporting of genuinely interesting research from NASA, one that hoped to start figuring out what happens to our bodies if we live in space for long periods of time. The study was a meticulous comparison of then 50-year-old astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a year aboard the International Space Station in 2015, and his identical twin brother Mark Kelly, who stayed on Earth. Read More >>

Mother Leaves Hospital With Newborn, Not Knowing She’s Also Pregnant With Twins

A new mother in Bangladesh got quite a surprise last week: Less than a month after she had delivered a healthy baby boy, she returned to the hospital and delivered a set of fraternal twins, who, unbeknownst to her, had been growing inside a second uterus. Thankfully, all three children were delivered without complications. Read More >>

Australian Siblings Are Semi-Identical Twins, Some of the Rarest Humans Ever

A pair of Australian siblings are some of the rarest humans ever documented, according to their doctors. The brother and sister are said to be semi-identical twins, sharing the exact same DNA from their mother’s side, but only a portion of their father’s genetic makeup. The children are thought to be only the second case of semi-identical twins discovered, and the first to be identified during pregnancy. Read More >>

The Reason Why Identical Triplets Are So Rare Will Probably Surprise You

A set of identical triplets headed home from a Texan hospital yesterday were being called “one in a million” multiples by doctors. The reason we don’t have more identical triplets running around is very simple — and it probably goes against what you’ve heard about twins (or triplets, for that matter). Read More >>

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Watch Unborn Twins Kick Each Other Inside the Womb

Sharing a small space with another person in real life is already difficult, can you imagine sharing space inside a mother's womb? Insane! But twins do it all the time and they seem to get along quite well after too. But it's not exactly happy go peaches, in this video you can see the twins kicking each other for extra leg room. Get that workout in young'n! [YouTube via BuzzFeed] Read More >>

Are These the Eggs That Technology Hath Wrought?

As anyone who knows me well will tell you, I make some mean deviled eggs. It would be pretty hard to improve upon my deviled eggs. Read More >>