Men have one copy, women have two, but scientists have long puzzled over why the human X chromosome mostly contains genes that are active in a small number of tissues. Now, a team of researchers led by the University of Bath studying the evolution of this X chromosome has discovered why it contains such an unusual mixture of genes. (1)
Woman came from the rib of man.
One X chromosome detached.
One unique human being.
Different and yet so much the same…
We once knew we were the same. And yet now it seems like a fairy tale. Look into the eyes of Pinocchio. Closer. Closer. Close. Do you see?
He is real.
And looking right back at you…