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Gene alteration turns male embryos into female, shows study


December 7th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 7 (IANS) Alteration of a single gene could turn some male embryos into female ones, according to a study that may help treat males who develop feminine appearance.The study will ... Read more...

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Y chromosomes evolving much faster in humans


January 16th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) The Y chromosome, one of the two sex determining chromosomes in mammals, including humans, is evolving much faster through continuous renovation contrary to the popular theory that it ... Read more...

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The Chloe Prince Story: ‘She’s The Man!


July 22nd, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
While on the surface, sexually progressive America would probably not pay particular attention to the girlie duo of Chloe and her 'wife' Rene Prince, an Ohio couple who go through a typical ... Read more...

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Size of egg influences lizard sex


June 5th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 5 (IANS) A lizard's egg size shows whether it's going to be a boy or girl, says a new study. "We were astonished," said Richard Shine of the University of ... Read more...

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Small RNAs have critical roles sperm formation


April 10th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Nevada School of Medicine claim that they have gained fresh insights into the reproductive workings of the male sex chromosome, which may have ... Read more...

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Gene linked to Alzheimers in women unveiled


January 12th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Mayo clinic scientists claim that they have unmasked a gene responsible for increasing the risk of Alzheimers in women.In a study involving 844 patients affected with Alzheimer''s ... Read more...

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Switch that turns on X chromosome matchmaking discovered


December 27th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Warwick have discovered the switch that pulls together X chromosomes in female cells at a crucial stage of embryo development. The discovery could ... Read more...

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Ancient mass migration of men from Africa populated world


December 22nd, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Modern humans quit Africa over 60,000 years ago in a migration that many believe populated the earth. Now, researchers have revealed that men and women weren't equal partners ... Read more...

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Men outnumbered women in African exodus 60,000 years ago


December 22nd, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): A new genetic study has revealed that men probably outnumbered women in the mass exodus 60,000 years ago, when modern humans left Africa.Researchers believe that the particular ... Read more...

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Faulty gene to blame for heart attack deaths


October 30th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 30 (IANS) A faulty gene variant that can cause heart attack mortalities also potentially opens the way for improved treatment following such attacks. "It's been known for some time that ... Read more...

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Diseased foetal heart can regenerate itself


October 16th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) If the heart becomes diseased during its embryonic development, it can regenerate itself to such an extent that it is fully functional by birth, provided some of the ... Read more...

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Streisand says women are not stupid to fall for McCains Palin card


September 2nd, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 2 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate John McCain has drawn flak about his decision to appoint Sarah Palin as his running mate from yet another celebrity Barbra Streisand.The American ... Read more...

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More genes that turn on just one copy than earlier believed


November 16th, 2007 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study has challenged the long thought belief for human genes that sequences from both paternal and maternal chromosomes are equally expressed within a cell by finding ... Read more...

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Heres why males evolve more quickly than females across species


November 15th, 2007 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 15 (ANI): A study of flies led by researchers at the University of Florida Genetics Institute has revealed that it is the simpler genetic makeup of males that makes them ... Read more...

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Termite royalty may protect your homes from damage


November 14th, 2007 - 10:28 am ICT by admin
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Female Chromosome ‘heavily influences’ origin of new species


November 14th, 2007 - 2:28 am ICT by admin
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