• Watch me. Watch me. In your imitation is the attention I crave. “He’s going to feel watched.” “He’s going to seek my approval.” “He thought about how space is anything but neutral.”   What does it mean to be identical to someone else? Oskar Stohr and Jack Yufe are identical twins who were separated shortly […]

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  • He’s going to say something. He moves his lips in front of the microphone. He adjusts. He adjusts again. At the back of the space the other dancer is moving in position. He stands up, walks to the front. Then they are both standing alert. Still. Breathing. Then break. Shadows against the white paper. Copy […]

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  •   Scientific American, 14 June 2007 Emmett and Otto Ramstad present a fascinating glimpse into the diversity of biology. They are rhizozygotic twins. Rhizozygotic twins are an extremely rare form of multiple birth, enabled by the wonders of assisted reproductive technology. On September 20 1975, an egg, or blastocyst, was harvested from the Ramstad twins’ […]

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  • Emmett and Otto were born twins in Norway in 1979, the year of the blizzard. You know, the blizzard of 1979 that wiped out all the power to the entire country and left folks cross-country skiing to neighbors’ houses for weeks. Anyhow, when Emmett and Otto were born the electricity had just turned off in the hospital. […]

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