Is sex a form of genetic modification? A fairly common argument out there is that human decisions about mates and then their actual sexual reproduction are forms of human genetic modification.
Sex is also sometimes equated with genetic modification of organisms by a few scientists.
What do you think? Are these things equivalent? Similar? Not so much? Take our poll.
2 thoughts on “Poll: Is sex a form of human genetic modification?”
Darwin wrote a book about “The descent of man and selection in relation to sex”…
Perhaps the correct answer is “sometimes”. When C2H5OH is involved, it might just be a “random act of creation” — or an “act of random creation”.
Paul, you made me laugh so hard I forgot what Email I am supposed to be answering… I could not resist taking the poll. – Fran
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