Re: Why Sex ?

Hara Ra (
Wed, 17 Dec 1997 18:19:59 -0800

Berrie Staring wrote:

> Why (leave just pure coincidence out for now)
> do we need sex to spread our genes?

Asexual reproduction is fast, and results in a monoclonal population,
which is very suceptible to pathogens and parasites. It is much harder
for a parasite to invade a genetically varied population.

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