A laboratory mutation creates a mouse with six legs and no genitals

Doménico Chiappe

Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 1:55 p.m.

At some point in the evolution of four-limbed vertebrate animals, such as man, the same genetic factor assumed a double function, that of creating legs and genitals in the embryo. Millions of years later, some scientists from the Institute of Sciences…

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