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Is DNA Repair a Substitute for Sex?
April 2, 2008
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.The bdelloid rotifer has thrived over millions of years of evolution apparently without the benefits of sexual recombination. In this week's PNAS, researchers from the Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole) and Harvard University explain how the bdelloids might avoid the early extinction that befalls most asexuals. Full Story
Marine Biological Laboratory
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