That’s a relief!

Men can be reassured that it looks like the Y-chromosome is not going extinct after all.

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  1. Francisco Bacopa says

    I remember when I first heard about this whole Y chromosome deterioration thing, wouldn’t it have degenerated faster in species that have shorter generation times?

    If it was decaying in big slow breeding primates, shouldn’t it have decayed more in voles or shrews?

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