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8% of Your DNA Comes From a Virus 478

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the well-not-you-peronally dept.
An anonymous reader writes "About 8 percent of human genetic material comes from a virus and not from our ancestors, according to an article by University of Texas at Arlington biology professor Cédric Feschotte, published in the Jan. 7, 2010 issue of Nature magazine."
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8% of Your DNA Comes From a Virus

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