The youngest sex chromosomes on the block, and how to test a Zika vaccine without Zika cases

The youngest sex chromosomes on the block, and how to test a Zika vaccine without Zika cases

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Strawberries had both male and female parts, like most plants, until several million years ago. This may seem like a long time ago, but it actually means strawberries have some of the youngest sex chromosomes around. What are the advantages of splitting a species into two sexes? Host Sarah Crespi interviews freelance journalist Carol Cruzan Morton about her story on scientists’ journey to understanding the strawberry’s sexual awakening.

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