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Welcome to the website of the Hungarian Twin Registry! Currently, the voluntary Hungarian Twin Registry consists of more than 600 adult twin pairs and multiplets. Current research focuses mainly on cardiovascular and respiratory health and yielded multiple awards and publications. Efforts are on the way to expand into social, psychological, and obesity studies. The work of our registry has been awarded at multiple conferences, without your registration our work would not be so successful.
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Twin gathering, Ercsi 2015
Tárnoki Ádám 2015, July 13 - 12:14

National twin gathering in Ercsi, Hungary /HTR News

Tárnoki Ádám 2015, June 4 - 16:12

New research shows that a large percentage of twins have been given the wrong information about their genetic status.
Around 30 per cent of twins are incorrectly classified as either identical or fraternal, new research shows.
Now many parents are using DNA tests to double check.

Original article: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/06/04/one-third-identical-twins-...

Littvay Levente 2015, April 22 - 00:36

A leading expert on twins delves into the stories behind her research to reveal the profound joys and real-life traumas of twelve remarkable sets of twins, triplets, and quadruplets.

Littvay Levente 2015, April 22 - 00:18

This book represents an image and photographic history dedicated to "twins". Images cover the period from 1825 to the present. It is a historical compilation from a variety of sources with a linguistic emphasis on any image relating to the term "twins," including alternative meanings and inflections which capture ambiguities in usage.

Littvay Levente 2015, April 8 - 21:25

Long a source of fascination, twins have often been a theme of myth and legend. The founding of Rome by Romulus and Remus is one of the many instances that spring to mind. Even when separated at birth, twins usually have uncannily similar tastes, habits and life experiences. In this landmark photographic study, Martin Schoeller uses his distinctive close-up portrait style to examine 40 sets of identical twins, capturing every subtle aspect of their facial structure and expressions. We notice the myriad similarities and the seemingly miniscule - yet significant - differences.

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