Sex Is Not About Promoting Genetic Variation

Biology textbooks maintain that the main function of sex is to promote genetic diversity. But Henry Heng, Ph.D., associate professor in WSU's Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, says that's not the case.

Topics:  henry heng   ph.d   wsu's center   molecular medicine   genetics   sex   
BING NEWS:
  • Fargo man charged with sex trafficking in Bemidji
    Stone was identified as the man who drives the escort to her "dates." Stone is charged with felony promoting prostitution of an individual. If convicted, he faces up to 15 years in prison and a $40,000 fine. During the investigation, local law enforcement ...
    08/11/2015 - 11:53 am | View Link
  • The case against single-sex schools
    Female brains do differ from male brains, both anatomically and developmentally, but this differentiation is minor, not directly related to the child’s ability to learn and arises not only from genetic factors, but also sociocultural and environmental ...
    07/16/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Science makes mind-blowing sex: How Darwin made your sex life hotter
    As old folks sought and found better sex through chemistry, the widespread availability of Viagra, Cialis, and other erectile-promoting drugs led to some ... big data, and new genetic technologies. Enriquez is a bestselling author and a global authority ...
    03/22/2015 - 5:03 am | View Link
  • Sex differences: Luck of the chromosomes
    A multitude of well-studied factors influence a person's susceptibility to cancer — genetic background ... When he later dosed them with the same cancer-promoting chemical, the domperidone-treated mice developed fewer liver tumours.
    12/3/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Don’t Say Gender When You Mean Sex
    Therefore, I suggest that the pro-life, pro-family community should adopt a strategy for rethinking the language we use—a comprehensive strategy for promoting the ecology of man. The push by “trans” activists to secure “gender identity” rights at ...
    11/30/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Genetic Disorders and Choices
    COMMENTARY . GENETIC DISORDERS AND CHOICES . ABOUT REPRODUCTION . The Status of Individuals with Respect to Genetic Disorders Different genes affect individuals ...
    08/30/2015 - 3:46 am | View Website
  • Genetics News From Medical News Today
    Genetics uses information from one or two genes to explain a disease or condition, whereas genomics examines all of the genetic information to determine biological ...
    08/29/2015 - 8:22 pm | View Website
  • Sexual orientation
    Sexual orientation is an enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction (or a combination of these) to persons of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or ...
    08/29/2015 - 7:47 pm | View Website
  • Genetic Sexual Attraction
    Genetic Sexual Attraction Biological family members who meet as adults and experience intense feelings of love or attraction. Genetic Sexual Attraction
    08/29/2015 - 7:04 pm | View Website
  • Sexual Paradox: Biology
    The 'lampbrush' phase of extended chromosomes during meiosis has also been suggested to enable forms of genetic re-processing. In non-mammals this extended phase ...
    08/29/2015 - 4:26 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News