That Disappearing Y Chromosome: Are Men Even Necessary?

by Benjamin Domenech on 9:58 am July 18, 2009

“In a new study, researchers say there is a dramatic loss of genes from the human Y chromosome that eventually could lead to its complete disappearance — in the next few millennia.” A bit overhyped: geneticists and biologists have known about this for decades, and it’s an exaggeration to say this is the end.

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