Human Biology

Human Biology

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You're amazing – and the Human Biology gallery explains why.

Learn how hormones affect your body, how senses influence perception, how our memories function, and how the brain and other organs work together. See giant blood cells, hear a baby in the womb, and test your memory skills in this interactive gallery.

Star specimens and exhibits

  • a giant cell model showing what its different parts do
  • a real sample of DNA
  • journey through human reproduction, birth and growth
  • see a real brain and spinal cord, and find out how they control the nervous system
  • test your memory, and see if you can survive the Staying Alive games

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