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Do Twins Share the Same DNA?

Twins can be identical or non-identical. Since identical twins look the same, does that mean their DNA is too?

Simple structure of DNA

Table of Contents What is DNA? DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is a long chain of molecules that dictates the functions of a cell. The molecules that make up DNA are called nucleotides. A nucleotide includes one of four bases: adenine (A), guanine (G), thymine (T), and cytosine (C). Nucleotides with […]

Do Twins Share the Same DNA?

Twins can be identical or non-identical. Since identical twins look the same, does that mean their DNA is too?

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Table of Contents What is DNA? DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is a long chain of molecules that dictates the functions of a cell. The molecules that make up DNA are called nucleotides. A nucleotide includes one of four bases: adenine (A), guanine (G), thymine (T), and cytosine (C). Nucleotides with

What Did Whales Evolve From?

This is a fully preserved skeleton of the Pakicetus, tthe first ancestor of modern whales.

Whales are some of the biggest creatures on this planet, the blue whale being the largest animal to ever exist. Another interesting feature of whales: they breathe air. This is because whales are mammals. Whales, along with dolphins, belong to a group of fully aquatic mammals called Cetacea. They live

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Whales are some of the biggest creatures on this planet, the blue whale being the largest animal to ever exist. Another interesting feature of whales: they breathe air. This is because whales are mammals. Whales, along with dolphins, belong to a group of fully aquatic mammals called Cetacea. They live

Famous People Who Contributed to Modern History and Science

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This is a sponsored article. The article was written, edited and contributed by the sponsoring company. Smore Science has no editorial contribution to this content. Poor Peoples March at Washingon Monument and Lincoln Memorial, Credit: unsplash.com/Library of Congress Many have found themselves at the forefront of change. Such people have played

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This is a sponsored article. The article was written, edited and contributed by the sponsoring company. Smore Science has no editorial contribution to this content. Poor Peoples March at Washingon Monument and Lincoln Memorial, Credit: unsplash.com/Library of Congress Many have found themselves at the forefront of change. Such people have played

How do Cavities Form?

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Our teeth have important jobs. They help crush and break down foods, which is the first step in digestion. Teeth also play an important role in forming words when we speak. Having good dental hygiene by brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash is key to keeping our teeth healthy.    Dental

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Our teeth have important jobs. They help crush and break down foods, which is the first step in digestion. Teeth also play an important role in forming words when we speak. Having good dental hygiene by brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash is key to keeping our teeth healthy.    Dental

Globalization of Science: Why You Should Learn a Second Language

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This is a sponsored article. The article was written, edited and contributed by the sponsoring company. Smore Science has no editorial contribution to this content. There are no limits or borders for science. The things we discover in Denmark are also valid in Spain. Scientists from all over the globe use

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This is a sponsored article. The article was written, edited and contributed by the sponsoring company. Smore Science has no editorial contribution to this content. There are no limits or borders for science. The things we discover in Denmark are also valid in Spain. Scientists from all over the globe use

What do Data Scientists do?

Close-up Photo of Survey Spreadsheet

This is a sponsored article. The article was written, edited and contributed by the sponsoring company. Smore Science has no editorial contribution to this content. We are all searching for knowledge. Data provides sense and valuable information. This is why it’s seen as one of the most important pieces of the

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This is a sponsored article. The article was written, edited and contributed by the sponsoring company. Smore Science has no editorial contribution to this content. We are all searching for knowledge. Data provides sense and valuable information. This is why it’s seen as one of the most important pieces of the

How Does a Solar Panel Work?

Sunlight to electricity? How does a conversion like that take place?

A large solar power park in Serpa, Portugal

Solar panels are the most well-known source of renewable energy. But how do they work, exactly? Table of Contents What do solar panels do? When most people imagine solar power, they think of giant fields of solar panels, each taking energy from the Sun. This is the most common use

How Does a Solar Panel Work?

Sunlight to electricity? How does a conversion like that take place?

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Solar panels are the most well-known source of renewable energy. But how do they work, exactly? Table of Contents What do solar panels do? When most people imagine solar power, they think of giant fields of solar panels, each taking energy from the Sun. This is the most common use

How do Seahorses Reproduce?

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Hippocampus hippocampus, Credit:Wikimedia/Hans Hillewaert, Seahorses are beautiful, no doubt about it. Anyone who has been diving and seen a seahorse in its natural environment will agree. Seahorses can change color, move their eyes independently of one another, and even possess prehensile tails (like monkeys).   The fact that both male

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Hippocampus hippocampus, Credit:Wikimedia/Hans Hillewaert, Seahorses are beautiful, no doubt about it. Anyone who has been diving and seen a seahorse in its natural environment will agree. Seahorses can change color, move their eyes independently of one another, and even possess prehensile tails (like monkeys).   The fact that both male

How to Amplify Cell Phone Volume

How to amplify cell phone volume

Materials needed • Cardboard toilet roll   • 2 paper or plastic cups   • Pencil   • Scissors • Craft knife Procedure • Take your phone and trace its short end along the side of the toilet roll.   • Cut out the slot in the roll. You can

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Materials needed • Cardboard toilet roll   • 2 paper or plastic cups   • Pencil   • Scissors • Craft knife Procedure • Take your phone and trace its short end along the side of the toilet roll.   • Cut out the slot in the roll. You can

What is Eidetic Memory?

The pathway through which VI enters the brain. There are different pathways for short-term and long-term memories

When characters on TV like Mike Ross from the show “Suits” and Sheldon Cooper from “The Big Bang Theory” flex incredible memory abilities, you may start to wonder if people like them are real. Well, they are, and this special ability is known as an eidetic memory. An eidetic memory

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When characters on TV like Mike Ross from the show “Suits” and Sheldon Cooper from “The Big Bang Theory” flex incredible memory abilities, you may start to wonder if people like them are real. Well, they are, and this special ability is known as an eidetic memory. An eidetic memory

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