Podcast

Nancy Segal examines the Minnesota Twins Study

June 28, 2012 | Date Posted: June 25, 2012 | Author: Rebecca Riffkin, AAAS MemberCentral Associate Editor

AAAS member Nancy Segal first became involved with the famous Minnesota Twins Study as a post doctoral fellow. This famous study began in 1979 when identical "Jim twins" received widespread media attention. These twins had been raised apart from infancy, both named Jim by their adoptive parents and neither knowing they were twins until at the age of 39 they found each other.

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