So Long, Guys

July 17, 2009 at 11:15 am Leave a comment

In a study published yesterday in the journal PLoS Genetics, a team of Penn State genetic researchers argues that the Y chromosome — the difference between me being a he or a she, if I remember anything from biology class — appears to be going the way of dinosaurs, dodo birds, and dial-up Internet. This story quotes a pair of University researchers — associate biology professor Kateryna Makova, who led the study, and Melissa Wilson, a graduate research fellow who was the study’s lead author — offering what I consider encouraging news: If this does happen, it won’t happen for a few thousand years.

Ryan Jones, senior editor

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