Virgin Birth

Epiphanie-Triptychon (detail) by Hieronymus Bosch Wikimedia Commons

For Christians, the Christmas centers around a miraculous virgin birth. But don’t worry, secular holiday revelers, because nature has its own virgin births to wonder over. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick explore the world of parthenogenesis.

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Topics in this Podcast: biology, religion, evolution