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This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, Whitehead Institute Director David Page and his co-workers describe their work to the finish sequencing the male-specific region of the chimpanzee Y chromosome. When they compared it to the same bit of the male sex chromosome in humans, the team uncovered unexpected sequence structure and gene content differences.

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