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  • Over the past two weeks several intelligent, progressive and well- educated individuals who are non-scientists asked me to explain the science behind sex differentiation, reproduction and the health disparities surrounding pregnancy and birth. Their interest in these facts came about by recent news ...

  •  Dr. Yvonne T. Maddox, Ph.D. is President and Chief Executive Officer of the TA Thornton  Foundation, a family foundation dedicated to promoting the health and wellness of  underserved communities. Dr. Maddox previously served as Vice President for Research and  Professor of Allied Health Sciences ...

  • A scientific meeting, Basic Science of Gestation and Parturition will be held on Friday, February 17, 2023 at NIEHS in Durham, North Carolina. This all-day event is co-sponsored by The Campion Fund and The Reproductive and Developmental Biology Laboratory, NIEHS and is organized by Phyllis Leppert ...

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Phyllis Leppert - Introduction

Our world is a complex place full of biological diversity, and yet, sometimes it’s difficult to find reliable and science-based discussions on that topic. In our video series on gender and sex variation, scientists and experts unpack the deceptively simple concept of biological maleness and femaleness, and explain why it is an oversimplification to assume that we all fit neatly into one of two categories.


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