Men Aren’t Completely Useless ….

by An Ordinary Man (the novel)

“The beetles are also notable for their sex roles: The males contribute nothing to the upbringing of offspring, other than their genes. That makes them well-suited for an experiment aimed at figuring out why the females are better off even if they have to deal with useless males.”

I loved the article on NBCnews.com today explaining that even “the most useless males in the animal world contribute to the long-term evolutionary fitness of a species” based on an experiment indicating that all-female societies would eventually go extinct due to accumulated mutations.  Well done, Alan Boyle.

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