Chimpanzee and Human Y Chromosomes Are Remarkably Divergent in Structure and Gene Content – Nature Letters

Here's the abstract of some news which John Hawks describes as "really, really weird": The human Y chromosome began to evolve from an autosome hundreds of millions of years ago, acquiring a sex-determining function and undergoing a series of inversions that suppressed crossing over with the X chromosome1, 2. Little is known about the recent... Continue Reading →

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