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Title The meaning of sex [videorecording] : genes [and] gender.

Imprint Chevy Chase, MD : Howard Hughes Medical Institute, [2001]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC DVD Collection  DVD 599.936 SEX 2001    ---  Available
Description 2 videocassettes (120 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Series Holiday lectures on science ; 2001
System Details VHS.
Note Closed captioned.
Performer Speakers: Barbara J. Meyer, David C. Page.
Summary Why does sex exist, and what is its purpose and function? What decides whether an individual will be male of female? How are chromosomes, genes, and molecules involved in determining sex? In four lectures, two leading scientists in the field of sex-determination research answer these questions.
Contents Tape A. Lecture 1. Deciphering the language of sex -- lecture 2. Hermaphrodities, the safer sex. Tape B. Lecture 3. Sex and death, too much of a good thing -- lecture 4. Sexual evolution, from X to Y.
Subject Genetic sex determination.
Sex chromosomes.
Added Author Meyer, Barbara Jean.
Page, David C.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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