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Kangaroo genes close to humans

Posted on Wednesday, 19 November, 2008 | Comment icon 5 comments


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

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Cristina1 on 19 November, 2008, 9:50
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.
Comment icon #2 Posted by REBEL on 19 November, 2008, 12:12
"Kangaroos are hugely informative about what we were like 150 million years ago," Graves said.
Comment icon #3 Posted by AGoodWriter on 19 November, 2008, 12:39
They already tested so many animals already.
Comment icon #4 Posted by Mac E on 19 November, 2008, 13:33
Well I guess I do hop around a lot.
Comment icon #5 Posted by www375 on 19 November, 2008, 14:05
I love it...........let's mutate a HumaRoo!!!


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