Ancient virus determines babies sex

http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2016/03/31/Ancient-virus-determines-babies-sex/2191459429623/?nll=1

Yale researchers believe an ancient viral DNA strand — incorporated into the mammalian genome as recently as 1.5 million years ago — plays a key role in turning off the X chromosome.

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