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Thursday, January 7, 2010

Okay So You're 98% Chimpanzee... and 8% Virus

New research indicates that as much as 8% of the human genome derives from inserted bornavirus genomic material (different from previously-known retrovirus insertions), which may be a causative factor in various psychiatric disorders:


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