Eyes of Nye
Evolution of Sex (#113)
Why sex? For one thing, with sex we're trying to stay ahead of the germs that are always attacking us. With one act of mixing our genes through sexual reproduction, there are millions of new possible combinations to help fight off the parasites. [25 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: The Science Guy talks with experts on the leading edge of discovery and fields questions about nuclear power, global warming, cloning, evolution, energy, transportation, population growth, addiction and other topics. Nye provides teen viewers with relevant information and then challenges them to use it — promoting the message that science is key to understanding the world's critical issues and making informed choices about everyday life.
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