Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

His and Hers Science: Why Sex Matters in Biology and Health*
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“Is it a girl or a boy?” everyone asks an expecting mother. That’s because we know the sexes are different. But did you know that scientists are studying female and male animals — even his and hers versions of cells — to understand why sex matters in biology and for our health?

Join Dr. Janine Clayton, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Research on Women’s Health, to explore the fascinating world of his and hers science, from petals to peacocks to people!

Presented in partnership with the National Human Genome Research Institute and the National Institutes of Health as a part of a series of programs complementing the Genome: Unlocking Life's Code exhibition at the National Museum of Natural History.

When: Saturday, May 31, from 2 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Q?rius Learning Center, ground floor of the National Museum of Natural History (view map)

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