Objects & Places from The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

Matt Ridley
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Gene

This is a portion of human DNA that can be isolated as an individual instruction in the human genome. It is passed down to descendants in reproduction.

DNA

This is a collection of nucleic acids that act as a kind of recipe for the creation of cells and cell structures.

Chromosome

A coil of DNA that contains many genes, this is also known as a vector of heredity and has a unique organization of genes.

Genome

This provides complete genetic information of a particular organism, consisting of chromosomes and genes.

Meiosis

This process is a kind of asexual reproduction where the cell splits in half.

Asexual Reproduction

This process involves one organism cloning itself without requiring another organism to reproduce.

Spandrel

This is a trait that has developed as the side effect of another trait but is useful in its own right. It is also known as...

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