Sunday, March 20, 2005

“X-celling Over Men” by Maureen Dowd, The New York Times, March 20, 2005

” … a second X that is working at levels greater than we knew … The researchers learned that a whopping 15 percent—200 to 300—of the genes on the second X chromosome in women, thought to be submissive and inert, lolling about on an evolutionary Victorian fainting couch, are active, giving women a significant increase in gene expression over men.”

If she seems cold and standoffish, it’s because her slightest touch will siphon your energy and consciousness.

Previously endowed Dowd columns:

Maureen Dowd, Avenging Angel
‘And Another Thing about Bush 43’ by Maureen Dowd” by Mick Stingley.

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