Biology of sexual orientation
The relationship between biology and sexual orientation is a subject of research. While scientists do not know what determines an individual's sexual orientation. Adv Genet. ; doi: /B The biological basis of human sexual orientation: is there a role for epigenetics?. Multiple layers of evidence confirm that sexual orientation and gender identity are as biological, innate and immutable as the other traits conferred during that. The origins of the phenomenon have long been the subject of scientific study. In this chapter, we will review the evidence that sexual orientation has biological underpinnings and consider the involvement of epigenetic mechanisms. We will first discuss studies that show that sexual orientation has a Cited by: Nov 16, · Richard Pillard will discuss Born This Way: The Biology of Sexual Orientation at 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 16, in Stone Science Building, Commonwealth Ave., Room B Questions will follow the presentation. At 7 p.m. on November 18, Ellen Perrin, a Tufts University professor of pediatrics, will talk about Where Did We Go Right: Children. Aug 21, · Male? Female? The distinction is not always clear. Exploring the scientific evidence for the biological origins of sexual orientation and gender identity Author: Veronica Meade-Kelly.