Updated 21:45 06 March 2013 by Colin Barras
Albert Perry carried a secret in his DNA: a Y chromosome so distinctive that it reveals new information about the origin of our species. It shows that the last common male ancestor down the paternal line of our species is over twice as old as we thought.…Continue
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Published April 19, 2012
Step aside, DNA—new synthetic compounds called XNAs can also store and copy…
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Last night on PBS NOVA aired a new showed entitled "What Darwin Never Knew." It is 2 hours of fascinating insight on recent scientific developments into the "how to's" of evolutionary biology. Explanations on homo sapien's brain expansion, DNA switches, analysis of the human genome, and genetic mutation are clearly and graphically presented. I really can't recommend this particular programming enough. The god equation loses great "face" in the process.