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What is the purpose of sexual reproduction ?

... No mess, no fuss, just pure transmission of your own genetic material! Many primitive animals do it every day. ... in the gene pool allowing the transmission of 50% your own and 50% your partner's genes to your young. The point of ... of young we increase the chances of propagating our own genes successfully. What's Love got to do with it? OK. ...

The Superb Blue Fairy Wren is a small Australian Passerine of the fammily maluridae

Password Passed Down Before Hatching

... the egg. t's important for a Fairy-wren to recognise its own young because they are subject to parasitism by cuckoos - ... are added to the nest at a later stage than the wren's own eggs, they are therefore exposed to fewer incubation ...

Specimen of Oxynoe olivacea feeding on Caulerpa racemosa.

How does evolution produce new genes?

... gets hold of those chloroplasts and puts them into its own skin and keeps them alive so the slug can also use the ... from the algae in order to power those chloroplasts in its own cells, and the only way researchers think that could ...

Ebola virus, as seen under an electron microscope. Ebola is a member of the filovirus family. The tubular \shepherd's crook\-shaped particles are generally 80nm in diameter and up to 1000nm long.

Evolving Ebola

... scientists hope to figure out how to beat viruses at their own game, making us better prepared to avoid such huge death ...

Everyone who ever lived

... a Christmas present for the genetics buff in your life, my own book, Herding Hemingway's Cats - Understanding How our ...