What can twins tell us about genetics, intelligence and more

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Offline thedoc

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Professor Robert Plomin from Kings College London explains why twins are
so interesting to geneticists, and what they can tell us.
Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here

or [chapter podcast=1001154 track=15.09.14/Naked_Genetics_15.09.14_1004074.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
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Offline Franklin_Uhuru

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Twin studies can elucidate physical characteristics.

Attempts to show that behavior and mental aptitude are inherited are straight out of "Brave New World" and Stalinist efforts to breed "the socialist man" thru Lysenkoism. [1.]

This research is un reproduced and, so, lacks confirmation, yet this is the second time in one month it is presented here. Why?

The world has recently learned again that taking British medical "research" at unconfirmed face value is taking one's chances.

This affair shows why.

[1.] http://www.academia.edu/8789034/The_Eugenics_Movement_in_Post-Revolution_Russia_An_Ideological_Incompatibility_2010_ [nofollow]