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Members of China’s Mosuo ethnic minority, considered one of the last matriarchal societies in the world, dance for tourists in this file photo. Photo: SCMP PicturesMembers of China’s Mosuo ethnic minority, considered one of the last matriarchal societies in the world, dance for tourists in this file photo. Photo: SCMP Pictures Tech / Science & Research Are men going to become extinct? Some experts give males 5 million years, but one Chinese-led team says there is still hope Fragility of male sex chromosome has caused it to shed more than 900 genes over the course of evolution, but one recently discovered protective mechanism may yet save the day Topic | China science Stephen Chen Stephen Chen Published: 8:30am, 4 Feb, 2016 Why you can trust SCMP Advertisement The male sex chromosome, which is notoriously fragile, has been shedding genes over the course of human evolution, leading some scientists to fret that male babies will no longer be born in 5 million years’ time. While this may sound far-fetched, the animal kingdom throws up some scary precedents. Whiptail lizards are a case in point: they have already evolved into a self-sustaining species composed entirely of females. Moreover, women live longer than men (73.5 years vs. 68.5 years on average). Others believe that, before such a perfectly matriarchal society could ever come to fruition on a global scale, the earth would be destroyed by nuclear Armageddon, a renegade asteroid, worldwide pestilence - or the machines will take over. But even if the world does die, mankind takes to the skies in search of a new planetary home, and robots remain pets and personal assistants, women are unlikely to ever see men completely phased out, according to a reassuring new study by Chinese and other scientists. Illustration of a chromosome. Some scientists are concerned men will become extinct in five million to 10 million years’ time because the male sex chromosome keeps shedding genes. But a new study from China claims the Y chromosome is protected by a mechanism called DNA methylation. Credit: handout Illustration of a chromosome. Some scientists are concerned men will become extinct in five million to 10 million years’ time because the male sex chromosome keeps shedding genes. But a new study from China claims the Y chromosome is protected by a mechanism called DNA methylation. Credit: handout The study, which was published recently in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE, pours cold water on what many may consider an outlandish “doomsday” prediction concerning the end of “man” kind.
I wish all women started to abort little scrotes now so we could make this scum disappear way earlier


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