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Post by fran008 » Wed Oct 19, 2005 1:21 pm

What is the role of meiosis in evolution?

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Re: Meiosis

Post by canalon » Wed Oct 19, 2005 3:42 pm

fran008 wrote:What is the role of meiosis in evolution?

Think sex... like in sexual reproduction :)


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Post by MrMistery » Wed Oct 19, 2005 5:30 pm

Patrick is right. If you think of sex, you realise what great role meiosis has in society :D

But really now, the answer is "source of variability". Research that, and you will have your answer
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