What makes you a man or a woman

Jenny Graves – 2017 recipient of the Australian Prime Minister's Prize for Science – explains how key genes active early in life transform the embryo into a woman or a man, and that genes active later control how sex is expressed in physiology and behaviour.

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What makes you a man or a woman

Jenny Graves – 2017 recipient of the Australian Prime Minister's Prize for Science – explains how key genes active early in life transform the embryo into a woman or a man, and that genes active later control how sex is expressed in physiology and behaviour.