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March 3, 2011

 

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How Chromosomes Vary Across The Animal Kingdom

In mammals, the sex of a baby is determined by the chromosomes it inherits from its parents. But, the combination an animal inherits can be quite different.

March 2, 2011

 

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How To Define “Male” And “Female”

Sure, there are physical differences but outside of mammals, the terms "male" and "female" take on different meanings.

March 31, 2005

 

The Odds of It Being a Boy

What are the odds of giving birth to a boy? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Was It a Boy or a Girl?

The human skeleton offers great insight into a person’s life. It will show the signs of disease, malnutrition, and injuries, as well as aging and sex. Experts can identify a skeleton’s sex by looking at two key areas: the skull and the pelvis.

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