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How man, but not chimp, evolved to have spike-free penis

March 10th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Sex would be a very different, not to mention painful, proposition had man not evolved to lose spikes that once existed on the male penis.Researchers at Stanford University ... Read more...

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Sequencing DNA of 10,000 vertebrates would help explain evolutionary mysteries

November 5th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): An international consortium of scientists is all set to launch an effort to sequence the DNA of 10,000 vertebrates.The plan is to obtain, preserve, and sequence the DNA ... Read more...

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Gene loss contributes to human evolution

December 14th, 2007 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 14(ANI): Researchers at the University of California has found that the loss of genes has contributed to the evolution of the human species. The study led by Biomolecular engineering professor David ... Read more...

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