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2010-01-14 11:02:50

Contrary to a widely held scientific theory that the mammalian Y chromosome is slowly decaying or stagnating, new evidence suggests that in fact the Y is actually evolving quite rapidly through continuous, wholesale renovation.

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2009-12-10 14:01:35

EMBL scientists uncover the gene responsible for keeping females female.

2009-12-10 12:53:49

Researchers have discovered a new explanation for differences in the severity of mental illness in males.

2009-12-07 18:49:44

Animal study demonstrates how whole chromosome changes cause cancer.

2009-11-18 15:49:22

A study by neuroscientist William C. Mobley, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and colleagues at Stanford University Medical School has demonstrated a possible new approach to slowing the inevitable progression of cognitive decline found in Down\'s syndrome.

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2009-11-14 07:49:18

Meiosis – the pairing and recombination of chromosomes, followed by segregation of half to each egg or sperm cell – is a major crossroads in all organisms reproducing sexually.

2009-11-11 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and CHICAGO, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), and Chromatin Inc.

2009-11-09 06:00:00

BEIJING, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc.

2009-10-27 12:47:34

Cornell researchers have discovered a genetic mechanism in fruit flies that prevents two closely related species from reproducing, a finding that offers clues to how species evolve.

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2009-09-20 08:50:00

Men that suffer from a rare disease where they are plagued with extra female genes can still produce children after having surgery that gathers their sperm, says a new study.


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