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Chimerism: Rare Medical Disorder Explains How A Woman Absorbed Her Twin Sister’s DNA And Is Not The Genetic Mother Of Her Own Children

When most people hear of a “chimera”, they typically think of the mythological fire-breathing creature made up of the parts of a lion, snake and goat. Yet a court in Washington was confronted with a modern-day chimera. This fascinating story began when a mother underwent routine DNA maternity testing to prove that her children were […]

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