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. ...

Guardian of the genome

Gene of the Month - p53

... other genes on in response to DNA damage. You can see your own TP53 gene at work if you’ve ever been foolish enough to ...