The Inseparability of Twins 

Twins are not that rare a phenomenon, with 8-16 pairs of twins per 1,000 pregnancies in Europe, North America and the Middle East. Of these, around a quarter are a subset called mirror twins. There is a simple Thai phrase which sums up my experience as an identical mirror twin, ‘Same, same but different.’ Here are my…

Would you give away your DNA?

While I was waiting to be interviewed this week, I picked up the Telegraph in an attempt to look casual. After flicking through a few pages, this article caught my attention: ‘Volunteers sought for ‘open access’ genome project‘. The Personal Genome Project (PGP-UK) aims to recruit 100,000 British volunteers to donate their full genome and…