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DNA Tests Shed Light on 'Hybrid Humans'

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DNA Tests Shed Light on 'Hybrid Humans'

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DNA Tests Shed Light on 'Hybrid Humans'

DNA Tests Shed Light on 'Hybrid Humans'

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DNA technology is helping scientists learn more about a rare genetic phenomenon. When two fertilized eggs fuse in the womb, they create a child with two full sets of genes, called a chimera. NPR's David Baron reports.

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