Day: June 26, 2013

700,000-Year-Old Horse Becomes Oldest Creature With Sequenced Genome

SOURCE:   by Gisela Telis Wild horses. A genome sequence derived from a 700,000-year-old horse fossil (inset) sheds new light on equine evolution and confirms that Przewalski’s horse (pictured) is indeed genetically distinct from domesticated breeds. Credit: Claudia Feh/Association pour le cheval de Przewalski, France; (inset) Ludovic Orlando […]

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