Science News Archive - June 11, 2003

By Randy Dotinga, HealthDay ReporterHealthDayNews -- Identical twins who share tight emotional ties along with their genes may be boosting their life spans, researchers report.But such close bonds don't appear to do anything to extend the lives of fraternal twins, says study author Malcolm D.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.