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The Mating Game By Jeremy Cherfas

The Mating Game by Jeremy Cherfas

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What evolutionary advantages does sexual reproduction possible confer? This book explores many of sex's surprising oddities, such as, if it weren't for the two sexes, we'd all be riddled with disease. This title is the revised and updated edition of the authors' "The Redundant Male".

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The Mating Game: In Search of the Meaning of Sex by Jeremy Cherfas

We share so much of our genetic material with other apes and it is clear that, like other species alive on earth today, we have evolved by the Darwinian process of natural selection. We can therefore learn about our own sexuality by looking at how sex "works" in other species. Gribbin and Cherfas put forward the challenging theory that males have outlived their evolutionary usefulness and include discussion of ideas such as the "red queen effect" (the need to run as fast as possible, in evolutionary terms, in order to stay in the same place) and the growing resistance bacteria have evolved to widely used drugs.

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The Mating Game: In Search of the Meaning of Sex by Jeremy Cherfas
Used - Very Good
Penguin Books Ltd
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