New Form of Twins Discovered

By: Eva Rubenov - Published: Mar 28, 2007   Updated: Apr 20 2011 • References: nature & science.slashdot.org
An extremely rare pair of twins has been discovered that share their mother's characteristics but only half of the father's genes creating an anomoly termed 'semi-identical'. Twins are normally identified as either 'identical' or 'fraternal' but this third grouping is now being added.

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