Twins are like two peas in a pod, but where do they actually come from? Are they born solely from one parent or is it a combination of both parents? Well, dear reader, buckle up because we're about to blow your mind with double the trouble and reveal which side twins actually come from!
A phenomenon called twinning
Before we dive into which side twins come from, let's talk about what twinning really is. Twinning occurs when a single fertilized egg splits into two embryos. This results in identical twins that share the same DNA.
Fraternal twins on the other hand, result from separate eggs being fertilized by different sperm cells at approximately the same time. As a result, their genetic make-up may be different.
Identical Twins: Coming From One Parent Only?
Although there was much debate regarding identical twin formation for centuries before coming to any conclusive evidence-based conclusions about how they inherit genes and characteristics. We can say now after years of discovery and research that all marks point towards them coming only 'from one parent' - more technically speaking though; these embryonic offspring originate as one cell containing enough genetic material for an individual human with its own unique DNA sequence (a complete set).
It's important to realize however that while these individuals start out like clumps of clay molded together by chance and growing in size during pregnancy until fully developed outside physical separation doesn't happen yet brain will always consider them part of same person even if studies have shown clear differences within their character traits.
Fraternal Twins: The Role Both Parents Play
The process through which fraternal twinning takes place might seem quite difficult compared to others developmental rules our bodies follow but researchers know something else interesting - genes play huge role here!
So while normally some sort off biological switch gets turned off when development proceeds keeping multiple babies from forming in womb, sometimes genetic traits within our family history or even sheer luck can increase likelihood of siblings sharing same parenting role.
In those cases both mother and father can be responsible for each initiating a separate fertilization during pregnancy process leading to two embryos developing at the same time hence fraternal twinning occurs.
Twinning Across Generations: A Look into Genetics
Have you ever wondered why some families seem more prone to having twins? It all boils down to genetics my friend!
Research has shown that certain genes can make it more likely for women (and men) to give birth to twins. These genes are often passed down through generations and might explain why some families have more than one set of twins.
To break it further, if anyone inherits these types specifically from their parent – then chances go up dramatically! This could show how predispositioned family lines may be affecting twin births throughout history as well just like other hereditary diseases which tend pass on in clans.
The Case Is Closed!
Now we've answered the age-old question of where new life comes from - straight-shooting with a humorous twist! We hope this knowledge enlightens your day and leads you on your journey towards understanding twins better than ever before. Stay tuned for any updates because they say nothing is absolute including science; still what we do know remains consistent…unlike those crazy twin siblings causing us chaos since forever now!