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Heart disease likely to pass from father to son


February 9th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Coronary artery disease or CAD, which kills tens of thousands worldwide every year, is likely to pass from father to son, reveals a study.A new study ... Read more...

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49,000-yr-old Spanish murder site indicates ‘Neanderthals were cannibals’


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Researchers have discovered an ancient mass murder site in Spain that indicates that Neanderthals could have feasted on the bodies of their family members too.The 49,000 years old ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Most European males descend from farmers who migrated from the Near East 10,000 yrs ago


January 20th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 20 (ANI): A new study from the University of Leicester, UK, has found that most men in Europe descend from the first farmers who migrated from the Near East 10,000 ... Read more...

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Most European men are descended from ancient farmers: Study


January 20th, 2010 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) A new study has found that most men in Europe descended from the first farmers who migrated from the Near East 10,000 years ago. The findings, by the ... 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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Are men more evolved than women?


January 15th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recent findings indicate that the men might be more evolved than the women. New research indicates that the Y chromosome has evolved much faster than ... Read more...

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Men More Evolved? Not Really. Its The Y Chromosome


January 14th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) No matter how backward or even primitive women may consider their opposite sex, a recent study has hinted that they might be losing their chance soon ... Read more...

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Males’ Y Chromosome evolving faster than expected


January 14th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): A new study has challenged the widely held scientific theory that the mammalian Y chromosome is slowly decaying or stagnating.It has suggested that the Y chromosome, found only ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists make first direct measurement of mutation rate in humans


August 28th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): An international team of 16 scientists has reported the first direct measurement of the general rate of genetic mutation at individual DNA letters in humans.The team sequenced ... Read more...

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Myth of 1 in 10 kids born to ”wrong” father debunked


February 11th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have debunked the myth that one in 10 kids are illegitimate without their legal fathers knowing that they have been cuckolded, saying that the real figure ... Read more...

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Men with many brothers more likely to have sons than daughters


December 11th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
London, December 11 (ANI): Men with many brothers are more likely to have sons, while those with many sisters are more likely to have daughters, according to a new study. Corry ... Read more...

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Sexually monogamous mice at lower diabetes risk


November 6th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Sexually monogamous males are less vulnerable to diabetes than their promiscuous counterparts, according to a study on mice. Males of a calmer, more monogamous species were found to ... Read more...

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Mens genetic background and behaviour can project diabetes risk


November 6th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Mens risk of developing diabetes can be calculated by factors like their genetic background and behaviour, according to a new study.While scientists have learned a lot about ... Read more...

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Your DNA can spill your surname secrets


October 8th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Leicester are trying to develop techniques that can one day enable police to work out criminals surnames just by analysing their DNA. ... Read more...

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