The wonders of nature are usually spoken about in reference to things, like spectacular waterfalls or breathtaking rock formations. But twins are another wonder of nature, and they are explored at length in the January 2012 issue of National Geographic:
They have the same piercing eyes. The same color hair. One may be shy, while the other loves meeting new people. Discovering why identical twins differ—despite having the same DNA—could reveal a great deal about all of us.
The issues examines “the influence of genes and the environment” in an effort to understand how nature and nurture work together to determine things like personality, behavior, and vulnerability to disease.
Take a sneak peak at some of the astonishing twin portraits in this month’s National Geographic:
All images courtesy of National Geographic
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