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A recent study suggests that 7% of our genome is uniquely shared with other humans, and not shared by other early ancestors.(Representational image/Reuters)

Recent study shows just 7% of our DNA is unique to modern humans

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2021 01:48 PM IST
Just 7% of our genome is uniquely shared with other humans, and not shared by other early ancestors, according to a study published Friday in the journal Science Advances.
Rosalind Elsie Franklin greatly contributed to research in structural virology.
Rosalind Elsie Franklin greatly contributed to research in structural virology.

Rosalind Elsie Franklin: Extraordinary pioneer of scientific research

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 07:15 PM IST
This chemist and X-ray crystallographer’s work is integral to the study of molecular structures of DNA, RNA, coal and graphite.
Scientists have found that oestrogen protects women from heart disease for a longer period in life.(Shutterstock)
Scientists have found that oestrogen protects women from heart disease for a longer period in life.(Shutterstock)

Women live longer than men, here’s why

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 10:53 AM IST
It’s a fact that women live longer than men. Scientists now shed light on what could be causing this gender gap.
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