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Y Chromosome

Y Chromosome Does More Than Determine Sex, New Study Shows

LiveScience | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 04.26.2014 | Science

Men have lost most of the genes originally included on the Y chromosome during evolution, but those genes essential for survival have persevered, new...

'Adam' Is HOW Old?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.30.2014 | Science

How old is our most common male ancestor? A new study indicates that the guy scientists call "Y-chromosomal Adam," or "Genetic Adam," walked the Earth...

Y Chromosome Likely To Stop Shrinking, Scientists Say (Phew!)

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Despite theories that the Y chromosome may one day disappear, new research suggests not only that the chromosome will continue to exist but also that ...

Are Men Useless? New Study Shows Dwindling Need For Y Chromosome

Posted 11.22.2013 | Science

A new study has promising results for those battling male infertility. Researchers at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii h...

Gene Study Upends Popular Notions About Y Chromosome

Posted 11.13.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 11/12/2012 02:24 PM EST on LiveScience SAN FRANCISCO — The Y chromosome may have gotten a bad ...

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Why Do Men Have Nipples?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.04.2012 | Science

Why do men have nipples? That strange bodily question has baffled so many that it even has become the title of a book by Mark Leyner and Billy Goldber...

Are Men Headed For Extinction?

Posted 02.23.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/22/2012 02:37 PM EST on LiveScience Contrary to previous belief, men may not be on...

Are Men More Evolved Than Women?

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Women may think of men as primitive, but new research indicates that the Y chromosome – the thing that makes a man male &ndas...