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Nautilus
12 mins | May 13, 2020

The price of life is death, but sex improves the exchange rate

What are Homo sapiens' chances of evolutionary success? Death is a vital part of natural selection, playing a role in how we have evolved from our ancestors. With that in mind, can it be said that death is useful? Perhaps, but maybe not as much as sex itself. Biologist Aaron Hirsh explains why this is our biggest evolutionary advantage in Nautilus.

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