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Why Did Sex Become A Thing?

Author: 
Josh Welch

IllustrationOne subject I think we all know a little something about is sex. It seems like everyone is doing it, or wishes they were. 

Why did evolution go down this path of reproduction instead of asexual or other forms or making babies? 

This video by PBS Eons explores this question and several others while looking at the origins of sexual reproduction. 

While we don't know which living creature was the first to utilize sexual reproduction, we can learn a great deal by simply following the history of it. 

Check out the video below and leave me a comment with your thoughts and observations!