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What Is Testosterone?

he Story of Testosterone, the Hormone that Dominates and Divides Us

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11.05 9 Jan 2022


What Is Testosterone?



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11.05 9 Jan 2022


Testosterone gets a lot of attention these days

Whether it concerning its use as a performance-enhancing drug or in relation to hormone therapy for transgender people.

So, to get a better understanding of this hormone and the role it plays in our lives Jonathan was joined by Dr. Carole K. Hooven, Lecturer and Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department ofHuman Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University and author of ‘T: The Story of Testosterone, the Hormone that Dominates and Divides Us’.

Also, Dr. Lara Dungan and Dr. Shane Bergin joined Jonathan to discuss the latest science news in Newsround.

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