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I am not sure where these numbers come from and the answer depends on how you encode the genome data and if you define all the redundancy (unnecessary, repetitive data) as "information". First of all, the humane genome contains somewhere around 3.1 (men) to 3.2 (women) billion base pairs. Since the X chromosome is three times longer than the Y chromosome, ...


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For a simpler answer, you can just look at the size of an ASCI encoded text file containing the human genome's information. This, of course, is not the information content of the genome which, as you can see from the answer above and the comments in this thread, is not that easy to define. In any case, when biologists work on the genome sequence, it tends ...


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This claim is analyzed in the 1897 What a Young Man Ought to Know: the statement made by quacks, that in his closing years Sir Isaac Newton affirmed that never in his entire life had he lost a single drop of sexual fluid cannot be sufficiently substantiated to make the statement credible even in this given instance. Indeed, we would feel perfectly safe ...


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It seems legit. LiveStrong and the BBC both reference a 2009 Cordoba study. I believe those are talking about "Sperm morphology normalcy is inversely correlated to cycling kilometers in elite triathletes" which concludes: The main finding of the present study is that cycling training volume inversely correlates to sperm morphology. That is, ...


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