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Female Mice Can Be Go Lesbian By Deleting Gene

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Female Mice Can Be Go Lesbian By Deleting Gene
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submitted by: Matwix_2004
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Hits: 23239 | Favorites: 7 | Emailed: 1 | Rating: 3.1 | Category: Science | Date: 07/13/2010
 
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Matwix_2004
Male, 18-29, Europe
 2105 Posts
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 12:55:45 AM
Maps - Yes, you are right, I was being a little flippant with the word proves, but genetically we are fairly close to mice, which is why they are often tested on before whatever it is is released to the public. But I meant that if there is a gene in mice that makes them straight or gay, then there is a good chance there is one in humans, and all animals. Just because I didn't explicitly state it doesn`t mean it wasn`t intended in the argument I was making.

Maps
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 51 Posts
Sunday, August 15, 2010 6:44:16 AM
It doesn't "prove" anything, Matwix. Only someone completely unfamiliar with genetics, psychology, and neuroscience would take a five paragraph long article obviously written for an audience of laymen, and with the disclaimer "While oestrogen masculinises the brain in mice, it does not have the same effect on humans", and have the arrogance to use the word "proves" so flippantly. In all likelihood homosexuality is influenced by both genetics and environment.

Matwix_2004
Male, 18-29, Europe
 2105 Posts
Monday, July 19, 2010 2:27:21 AM
mischeif954 - they say that being gay is a choice. This proves that it's genetic.

mischeif954
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 403 Posts
Thursday, July 15, 2010 7:59:56 AM
Whats the link between this and anti-gay protesters?

malikymoo
Female, 18-29, Europe
 2039 Posts
Thursday, July 15, 2010 5:33:10 AM
'it may be "very difficult" to find willing volunteers for humans` no poo.

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