One of the most puzzling questions of the MCU is how Age of Ultron's Maximoff Twins survived the HYDRA enhancement experiments while everyone else died. The answer involves genetics, seeing as how they are brother and sister , their must be something in their genetic code that allowed them to withstand the Mind Stone's cosmic radiation and gain powers. But what is in their genetic code that allowed them to gain their powers?
The only other instance in the MCU where a select few survive and gain powers, while others die is the Inhuman's touching the Diviner in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. . The Diviner would scan the subjects genetic code and if it they were of Inhuman blood they would be spared. This led to fan speculation that the twins were I…Read more >