Jennifer Tackett talks Illinois Twin with WGN Radio
NASA Twins Study Reveals Health Effects of Space Flight
“The twin registry is designed to answer a wide range of scientific questions. So, scientists know that twins are useful in understanding how genes and environment kind of work together to produce basically who we are as people and who we become.”
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Researchers at NASA recently conducted a study on the effects of space flight using twins! The Northwestern University-based research team showed that Scott Kelly, who returned from the International Space Station after nearly a year living there, had “mostly sustained” his health when compared to his twin, Mark, who did not travel into space.
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In July, the Illinois Twin Project welcomed the newest (and littlest) member of its investigative team, Sydney Lynn Briley! Congratulations to her parents, Daniel and Melissa.