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Sex

Sex refers to the male and female duality of biology and reproduction.

The concept is confined to organisms that reproduce sexually.

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Buzz60 (Feb. 23, 2012) The theory that men would be extinct in the next five-million years, is no longer true. The Y sex chromosome is still withering, but at a minimum. So ladies will have to settle for living with them all of the time, and without them only some of the time. Maureen Aladin doesn't think that's so bad.
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Study: Rejected Male Flies Turn to Alcohol

Study: Rejected Male Flies Turn to Alcohol

AP (Mar. 15, 2012) Guys, when your honey says "No thanks'' to sex, do you knock back a few stiff drinks to feel better? You're not alone: Fruit flies do the same thing.
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Canine STD Might Be World's Oldest Cancer

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Newsy (Jan. 24, 2014) A Cambridge study suggests the world's oldest known cancer afflicts dogs, who can pass it along through sex. It dates back 11,000 years.
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