Members of China’s Mosuo ethnic minority, considered one of the last matriarchal societies in the world, dance for tourists in this file photo. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Are men going to become extinct? Some experts give males 5 million years, but one Chinese-led team says there is still hope

Fragility of male sex chromosome has caused it to shed more than 900 genes over the course of evolution, but one recently discovered protective mechanism may yet save the day

Topic |   China science

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Members of China’s Mosuo ethnic minority, considered one of the last matriarchal societies in the world, dance for tourists in this file photo. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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