A protein that could destroy all men on Earth


We may be headed for an all-female future civilization. For one simple reason: Women have two X chromosomes, while men have only one. For the most part, this isn’t a problem. But now it seems that this genetic setup could lead to a scenario where the elimination of one key protein could wipe out all men on the face of the planet, but leave women perfectly healthy. Or so a group of researchers says.

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