Our Genes are Made Up of Molecular Equivalents of Mounted Trophies

turns out the 8% of our genes our genes are made up of molecular equivalents of mounted trophies, viruses that attacked our ancestors and lost now make up part of our DNA, reminds me of the movie alien vs predator for some reason.

read the article here http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/08/31/AR2008083101759.html?nav=rss_health

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