Emily Alger

Identical twins: not so identical?

You would be forgiven for thinking the clue is in the name when you think about identical twins. Identical or “Monozygotic” twins are a result of a fertilisation of a single egg by a single sperm. Early on in the embryonic growth this fertilised egg splits into two; the twins. ...
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Posted Jan. 19, 2021

Polls in the US elections: what went wrong?

I wake up the day after election day knowing, as I grab my phone, my morning will go either of two ways. I never appreciate the power of a poll until BBC News loads and my expectations are tested with the real truth, not the predicted one. The majority of...
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Posted Nov. 23, 2020