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Old 07-19-2011, 06:13 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Certain species of Timema stick insects were known to reproduce asexually, with females producing young in "virgin births" without the need for egg fertilisation by males.
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Old 07-19-2011, 06:55 AM
 
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Good article. This caught my eye:

"The discovery could help researchers understand how life without sex is possible."
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Old 07-19-2011, 07:06 AM
 
Location: Texas
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If I could clone myself, I'd try to make improvements...

Unfortunately, I'm not female and so I can't clone myself.

BTW, I'd like to see a film of that stick bug to see how it is done.
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Old 07-22-2011, 11:34 AM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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If I could clone myself, I'd try to make improvements...

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I would sit on my butt and send the clone to work.
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Old 07-25-2011, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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Good article. This caught my eye:

"The discovery could help researchers understand how life without sex is possible."
I agree. Life without sex? No thanks!
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Old 07-25-2011, 10:05 PM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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I would sit on my butt and send the clone to work.
Sounds like a good plan to me! Except for then your clone would have to make enough money for you AND your clone to live off of! Unless we can figure out a way to make a clone that doesn't need food, water, or shelter. Hmmmmm.....
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