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The Evolution of Sex

Postby omereilam » Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:47 am

Hi all,

I need to give a layman lecture on The Evolution of Sex, detailing many interesting instances of sexual reproduction/behavior/determination from across the tree of life.
I was hoping that some of you can give me some references to nice examples that you're familiar with.

Many Thanks!
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Postby biohazard » Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:01 am

Richard Dawkins' 'The Selfish Gene' has got some interesting information and examples of the evolution of sex.
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Postby canalon » Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:13 pm

Try to put you hands on "Dr Tatiana's sex advice to all creation" and on Matt Ridley's " the red queen" and enjoy

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Postby Darby » Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:36 am

There have been some interesting studies of Volvox as sort of a model organism for very early sexual processes - do a search.
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