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8% of Your DNA Comes From a Virus

January 7th, 2010 01:14 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “About 8 percent of human genetic material comes from a virus and not from our ancestors, according to an article by University of Texas at Arlington biology professor Cédric Feschotte, published in the Jan. 7, 2010 issue of Nature magazine.”

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