Bdelloid rotifers haven’t had sex for at least thirty million years and that’s puzzling. Most asexual animals are doomed to extinction. Reporting in the journal Science, Paul Sherman and Chris Wilson explain the extraordinary adaptations that allow rotifers to thrive sex-free. En Español.
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Flora Lichtman was the host of the podcast Every Little Thing. She’s a former Science Friday multimedia producer.