Sexual Nature 2/3

Listen in pop-out player

Sex is one of Nature’s great forces of change. Yet it is one of life’s great mysteries. Adam Rutherford investigates how and why living things first invented sex about 1.5 billion years ago. He begins by exploring why so many animals and plants have carried on doing it, given that sex has some big disadvantages compared to asexual reproduction.

Available now

18 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 Feb 2013 01:32 GMT
Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss