The Science of Why We Are All Female, Animated
Why males have nipples, or what a zipper has to do with the distinction between male and female genitalia.
By Maria Popova
On the heels of this week’s launch of my yearlong project celebrating history’s trailblazing women and this recent meditation on how to be a woman comes this illustrated scientific explanation of why we all begin our lives as females, biologically speaking.
AsapSCIENCE have previously covered the science of productivity, what alcohol does to your brain, why we blush, the science of lucid dreaming, how music enchants the brain, and the neurobiology of orgasms.
Published January 11, 2013