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Male Y Sex Chromosome Not Headed for Extinction

Date:
February 23, 2012
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Summary:
The theory that men would be extinct in the next five-million years, is no longer true. The Y sex chromosome is still withering, but at a minimum. So ladies will have to settle for living with them all of the time, and without them only some of the time. Maureen Aladin doesn't think that's so bad.


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