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Kangaroo genes close to humans

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news icon rAustralia's kangaroos are genetically similar to humans and may have first evolved in China, Australian researchers said Tuesday.

Scientists said they had for the first time mapped the genetic code of the Australian marsupials and found much of it was similar to the genome for humans, the government-backed Centre of Excellence for Kangaroo Genomics said.

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Cristina1

Once in a while these "revelations" come out stating "X animal has similar genes to humans!". So far i think I ve read about Rats, Worms, Flys and something else. So you can safely disregard this nonsense. imho.

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War Eagle

"Kangaroos are hugely informative about what we were like 150 million years ago," Graves said.

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DrawingPics

They already tested so many animals already.

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Mac E

Well I guess I do hop around a lot.

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www375

I love it...........let's mutate a HumaRoo!!! :lol:

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