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Issue 6 Spring 2013

star imagePlease enjoy this issue of the latest ATR news

 imageThe changing face of twin research
Find out how one of the biggest national initiatives in the ATR’s 30-year history will enhance your membership experience. Read more...


 imageGetting by with the help of your friends
Our members are passionate about twin research and often ask us: “Other than participating in studies, how else can I support the work of the ATR?” A new volunteer group, Friends of the ATR, may be for you. Read more...


 imageTwin exploration into possible diabetes and dementia link
ATR twins are helping researchers to investigate if there is a link between type 2 diabetes and risk of dementia in later life. You can join this ground-breaking research. Read more...


imageNew zygosity testing offer for ATR members
Do you think you are an identical twin but not 100 percent sure? If you would like to find out, the ATR has negotiated a great discount price for members with a national laboratory for zygosity testing. Read more...


 imageAmazing diversity of twin studies
Twin studies reflect an amazing diversity of research. There are current studies into singing ability, addiction, eating habits and much more. Please join in and help in research that benefits everyone. Read more...


imageTwin researcher Russell Keast: from chef to food scientist
Twin researcher Russell Keast’s love of food led to a career as a chef and then a food scientist. He explains how twins made a difference to his world-leading research into eating habits. Read more...

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