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Sex: Why Does It Have To Be So Complicated?

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By Rob Brooks, Guest Editor

Sex. Three simple letters and a world of complication. How can something so simple, so natural and so very important be so bewilderingly complicated?

Professor Rob Brooks is Director of the Evolution & Ecology Research Centre at the University of New South Wales, and the author of Sex, Genes & Rock 'n' Roll: How Evolution Has Shaped the Modern World (NewSouth). He is Guest Editor of this edition of Australasian Science.

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