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Girls more likely than boys to struggle with social, behavioral, academic needs
SCIENCE DAILY The more failing grades students have during eighth grade, the more likely they are to experience social-emotional learning problems, academic difficulties and behavioral problems... 2 hours
Doctors Perform World's First Full Penis-and-Scrotum Transplant
LIVE SCIENCE Doctors at Johns Hopkins Medicine performed the world's first complete penis and scrotum transplant, the hospital announced today (April 23). 4 hours
How Anita Hill’s Confirmation Hearing Testimony Brought Workplace Sexual Harassment to Light
HISTORY Few observers expected the issue of whether Clarence Thomas should serve on the U.S. Supreme Court to become a firestorm—and a national referendum on... 4 hours
Veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant
ABC NEWS Doctors at a Baltimore hospital have performed the most extensive penis transplant to date, this one also involving the scrotum and part of the abdominal wall 4 hours
First total penis and scrotum transplant
SCIENCE DAILY Many soldiers returning from combat bear visible scars, or even lost limbs, caused by blasts from improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. However, some servicemen also return with debilitating hidden injuries -- the loss of all or... 5 hours
US veteran who survived blast receives penis transplant
ABC NEWS Doctors at a Baltimore hospital have performed the most extensive penis transplant to date, this one also involving the scrotum and part of the abdominal wall 5 hours
First genetic evidence of ongoing mating between 2 distinct species of guenon monkeys
SCIENCE DAILY A new study of guenon monkeys in Gombe National Park is the first to provide genetic evidence of ongoing mating between two... 9 hours
Potential source of gender differences in migraines
SCIENCE DAILY Findings from a new study conducted in rats reveal that females may be more susceptible to migraines and less responsive to treatment because of the way fluctuations in the hormone estrogen affect cells in... 9 hours
Race and gender still an issue at academic conferences
PHYS.ORG In the midst of social justice movements such as #MeToo, pervasive sexist and racist attitudes are being examined across all sectors, including academia. 10 hours
In ancient Mesopotamia, sex among the gods shook heaven and earth
PHYS.ORG Sexuality was central to life in ancient Mesopotamia, an area of the Ancient Near East often described as the cradle of western civilisation roughly corresponding to... 10 hours
Campaign against online video-game bullies flops
PHYS.ORG It seemed like a killer idea: combat sexist harassment in online video games by unleashing hit squads of talented female players to slay the bullies. 14 hours
Study uncovers possible source of gender differences in migraines
NEWS MEDICAL Of the more than 38 million Americans who experience migraine headaches, 28 million are women. Compared to men, women also experience more frequent and severe migraines and don't respond as... 14 hours
China's 'men only' job culture slammed in new report
PHYS.ORG Leading Chinese firms including e-commerce giant Alibaba were heavily criticised Monday for gender discrimination in job adverts in a new report which said the landscape for the female workforce in... 15 hours
First genetic evidence of ongoing mating between two distinct species of guenon monkeys
PHYS.ORG A researcher from Florida Atlantic University is the first to document that two genetically distinct species of guenon monkeys inhabiting Gombe National... 16 hours
Potential gender bias against female researchers in peer review of research grants
PHYS.ORG Is peer review biased? Female health researchers who applied for grants from Canada's major health research funder were funded less often than male counterparts... 16 hours
Medical News Today: What is cervicitis and what causes it?
MNT Cervicitis refers to inflammation of the cervix, the narrow passage connecting the uterus and vagina. It can result in itching, pain, and bleeding, and it is caused by... 2 days
Medical News Today: What is cervical stimulation and is it safe?
MNT Some people use the term cervix penetration to refer to cervical stimulation. With this, the small canal behind the vagina is stimulated when the penis or... 2 days
Scientists identify gene responsible for evolution of recombination rates
NEWS MEDICAL Genetics is a crapshoot. During sexual reproduction, genes from both the mother and the father mix and mingle to produce a genetic combination unique to each offspring. In most cases,... 3 days
The Sex Scandal That Ruined Alexander Hamilton’s Chances of Becoming President
HISTORY Hamilton torpedoed his own presidential ambitions for good in 1797, when he published a tell-all pamphlet about the sordid details of his earlier affair with a... 3 days
Algorithms reveal changes in stereotypes
SCIENCE DAILY New research shows that, over the past century, linguistic changes in gender and ethnic stereotypes correlated with major social movements and demographic changes in the US Census data. 3 days
How social networking sites may discriminate against women
PHYS.ORG Social media and the sharing economy have created new opportunities by leveraging online networks to build trust and remove marketplace barriers. But a growing body of research suggests that old gender and... 3 days
Closing the gender gap in some science fields may take over 100 years
SCIENCE-NEWS In some STEM fields, the gender gap won’t disappear for decades or even centuries, a new study suggests. 3 days
Forget tech's bad bros: Stanford, Berkeley boost female computing grads
PHYS.ORG More and more women are getting computer science and electrical engineering degrees from the Bay Area's two elite universities, a goal U.S. colleges have been pursuing for decades.... 3 days
Python leads researchers to a big snake sex party with six males and a 15-foot, 115-pound female
PHYS.ORG Wildlife experts call it a "breeding aggregation." It's a more respectable way of saying... 3 days
Scientists discover gene controlling genetic recombination rates
PHYS.ORG Genetics is a crapshoot. During sexual reproduction, genes from both the mother and the father mix and mingle to produce a genetic combination unique to each offspring. In most cases, the chromosomes line up... 3 days
Dead whale ingested 64 pounds of plastic and waste
PHYS.ORG A young sperm whale that washed ashore in Spain had 64 pounds of waste and plastic inside its stomach. 4 days
A potential "male pill" without side effects
NEWS MEDICAL A new study published today in the journal PLOS ONE details how a compound called EP055 binds to sperm proteins to significantly slow the overall mobility of the sperm without affecting hormones, making EP055... 4 days
Concussion recovery and symptom severity found to vary between men and women
NEWS MEDICAL A new study comparing male and female athletes examined whether there are clear sex-related differences in post-concussion symptom severity and length of recovery. In... 4 days
Study looks at sperm producing ability in testicular cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL In a study of men with testicular cancer, increasing tumor size relative to testis size was linked with a reduced ability to produce sperm. 4 days
Male fruit flies like sex and alcohol
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Bar-Ilan University in Israel have found that male fruit flies (Drosophilia melanogaster) enjoy ejaculation and sex and are also keen on alcohol consumption. The results of this novel study that shows that... 4 days
Algorithm tool works to silence online chatroom sex predators
SCIENCE DAILY An algorithm tool developed by researchers will help law enforcement filter out and focus on sex offenders most likely to set up face-to-face meetings with child victims. 4 days
Male contraceptive compound stops sperm without affecting hormones: Study in monkeys
SCIENCE DAILY A new study details how a compound called EP055 binds to sperm proteins to significantly slow the overall mobility of the sperm without affecting hormones, making... 4 days
Gender equality in the sciences is improving, but more work is needed
ABC NEWS A study reviewed more than 11 million published studies. 4 days
Your grandchildren may retire before we achieve gender equality in STEMM
SCIENCE DAILY New research has calculated that without further interventions, the gender gap for women working in STEMM is very likely to persist for generations, particularly in surgery,... 4 days
Scientists identify connection between dopamine and behavior related to pain and fear
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have for the first time found direct causal links between the neurotransmitter dopamine and avoidance -- behavior related to pain and fear. Researchers... 4 days
Your grandchildren may retire before we achieve gender equality in STEMM
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the University of Melbourne analysed the numbers of men and women authors listed on more than 10 million academic papers, allowing them to calculate... 4 days
Medical News Today: Pancreatic cancer: Some blood pressure drugs put women at risk
MNT A new study reveals that certain blood pressure drugs are linked with a high risk of pancreatic cancer among postmenopausal women. 4 days
Optogenetic study shows that male flies find ejaculation pleasurable
PHYS.ORG Researchers reporting in Current Biology on April 19 show that male fruit flies find sex—and more specifically ejaculation—to be an inherently rewarding experience. The study is the first to show... 4 days
Social values of masculinity and honor fuel contact with mafia-type groups
PHYS.ORG Adherence to masculine honour among young Italian men is a strong indication they are likely to engage in contact with the mafia-type groups, new research led... 4 days
How police underestimate break-ins as gateway crimes for sex predators
PHYS.ORG Conventional thinking has suggested for years that predatory offences like exhibitionism or actual sexual assaults are typically the early crimes committed by future serial sex predators. 4 days
Study shows testosterone deficiency in men is associated with chronic diseases
NEWS MEDICAL A male's total testosterone level may be linked to more than just sexual health and muscle mass preservation, a new study finds. Low amounts of the... 4 days
Medical News Today: Do feminine hygiene products actually lead to a higher risk of infection?
MNT Many women may view using intimate hygiene products, such as washes or wipes, as a necessity. But new... 5 days
Study proposes new mechanism that may contribute to gender differences in weight control
NEWS MEDICAL For years, scientists have observed that when male and female mice eat the same high-fat diet, the males gain significantly more weight... 5 days
ACL tears occur the same way in women and men, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL While women are two to four times more likely than men to tear the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in their knee, the cause of... 5 days
Study shows men and women tear ACL the same way in non-contact injury
SCIENCE DAILY While women are two to four times more likely than men to tear the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in their knee, the... 5 days
Medical News Today: Am I nonbinary?
MNT Many people choose to define their gender outside of biological sex. They conceptualize their gender identity based on psychological and social, as well as biological factors. These have developed over time and led to different definitions,... 5 days
Algorithm tool works to silence online chatroom sex predators
PHYS.ORG An algorithm tool developed by Purdue Polytechnic Institute faculty will help law enforcement filter out and focus on sex offenders most likely to set up face-to-face meetings with child victims. 5 days
Here’s what happens when you replace toads and turtles with 3D-printed replicas in the wild
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Gene affects how some women store fat -- and ups their diabetes risk
SCIENCE DAILY Cruelly, the gene is sex specific: men with the same variation of the gene have a much less heightened diabetes risk. 6 days
Medical News Today: Does menopause cause rashes?
MNT Menopause causes a variety of familiar symptoms, such as hot flashes, mood swings, and vaginal dryness — but can it cause a rash? In this article, we look at the link between menopause, estrogen,... 6 days
Medical News Today: Could this implant protect women from HIV?
MNT A study suggests that a vaginal implant with drugs that keep T cells unresponsive and inaccessible to HIV may offer a new way to reduce transmission. 6 days
Timing is everything: Researchers describe genetic clockwork in germ cell development
PHYS.ORG The nematode C. elegans is a true organizational talent: The tiny life forms, just one millimetre long, live for only two to three weeks, with sexual... 6 days
China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry
PHYS.ORG One of China's top social networking sites announced Monday that it will no longer be censoring content related to gay issues after the plan triggered a loud public outcry. 7 days
Computer-based intervention to increase parents’ knowledge about HPV vaccination
NEWS MEDICAL It's been almost 30 years since Salt-N-Pepa implored Americans to set their puritanical misgivings aside and talk about sex, and yet we still struggle with the subject; that fact is... 7 days
Researchers use search engines, social media to predict syphilis trends
SCIENCE DAILY New research finds that internet search terms and tweets related to sexual risk behaviors can predict when and where syphilis trends will occur. 1 week
Men willing to punish more than women to get ahead
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have measured gender differences in cooperation and punishment behavior. Results showed that men punish more than women, men obtain higher rank, and punishment by males decreases payoffs... 1 week
Feminine hygiene products and infection: Concerning connection
SCIENCE DAILY Ninety-five percent of Canadian women have used vaginal hygiene products and a new study shows that these products might be doing more harm than good. 1 week
Men willing to punish more than women to get ahead
PHYS.ORG Chapman University has published research measuring gender differences in cooperation and punishment behavior. Results showed that men punish more than women, men obtain higher rank, and punishment by... 1 week
Medical News Today: Mental health risk higher for transgender youth
MNT Researchers have identified a greater risk of mental health conditions among children and teenagers who are transgender and gender non-conforming. 1 week
Timing is everything: Researchers describe genetic clockwork in germ cell development
SCIENCE DAILY The nematode C. elegans is truly an organizational talent: The tiny animals live for only two to three weeks, with sexual maturity lasting only four days.... 1 week
How indigenous women who survived Guatemala's conflict are fighting for justice
PHYS.ORG In February 2016, Guatemalan women survivors and the alliance of organisations supporting them successfully prosecuted two former members of the Guatemalan military for domestic and sexual... 1 week
Sex life of the blue-ringed octopus
PHYS.ORG VIDEO What one of the world's most venomous marine creatures gets up to after dark. 1 week
Researchers develop new tool to protect against HIV infection
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a vaginal implant based on the theory of immune quiescence that could prevent women from contracting HIV. 1 week
Medical News Today: Late menopause may protect women's memory
MNT New research suggests that age at menopause onset impacts memory. While small, the cognitive benefit may mean a lower risk of dementia years later. 1 week
Late menopause may protect women's memory
MNT New research suggests that age at menopause onset impacts memory. While small, the cognitive benefit may mean a lower risk of dementia years later. 1 week
'Gayborhoods' still home to subtle discrimination
PHYS.ORG Despite claiming to support gay rights, many straight people who live in traditionally gay neighbourhoods still practice subtle forms of discrimination when interacting with their gay and lesbian neighbours. 1 week
Medical News Today: Could your fitness boost your kids' brain power?
MNT Adult male mice exposed to a stimulating environment with lots of exercise boost learning ability in offspring through altered sperm RNA, study shows. 1 week
Could your fitness boost your kids' brain power?
MNT Adult male mice exposed to a stimulating environment with lots of exercise boost learning ability in offspring through altered sperm RNA, study shows. 1 week
Sexual signals not so strict
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Is the 'Queen Bee' phenomenon a myth?
SCIENCE DAILY Portrayals in the media and academic research suggest that females act like queen bees. When they succeed in male-dominated settings they mistreat subordinate women and stop their professional advancement -- contributing to gender inequality... 2 weeks
Is the 'queen bee' phenomenon a myth?
PHYS.ORG Portrayals in the media and academic research suggest that females act like queen bees. When they succeed in male-dominated settings they mistreat subordinate women and stop their professional advancement—contributing to gender inequality in the... 2 weeks
Automating personal safety with wearable smart jewelry
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are utilizing technology to create a pragmatic solution for physical or sexual assault prevention. 2 weeks
Medical News Today: What to know about hormonal imbalances
MNT While it is natural to experience hormonal imbalances at certain times in life, such as puberty, menopause, and pregnancy, some hormonal changes are related to underlying medical conditions. This article... 2 weeks
A sperm race to save one of New Zealand's threatened birds, the sugar-lapping hihi
PHYS.ORG VIDEO It's likely you've never heard of a hihi, let alone seen one in the wild. Also known as stitchbirds, these... 2 weeks
Study suggests ways to close CEO pay gap
PHYS.ORG The gender compensation gap between women and men is well-documented, and research shows that the gap is wider in the top positions. 2 weeks
Study explores relationship between age at menopause and memory
NEWS MEDICAL Entering menopause at a later age may be associated with a small benefit to your memory years later, according to a study published in the April 11, 2018, online issue... 2 weeks
Study uncovers mechanism fueling group B strep infection in woman's uterus
NEWS MEDICAL Group B strep (group B streptococcus or GBS) is a common bacteria present in the vagina of about 1 in 4 women. In the U.S. and... 2 weeks
Risk of Zika infection through sex may last only a month
ABC NEWS A new study finds that Zika's risk of sexual transmission appears to end in one month, quicker than health officials thought 2 weeks
New driver of extinction: Adaptations for sexual selection
SCIENCE DAILY By analyzing thousands of fossilized ancient crustaceans, a team of scientists found that devoting a lot of energy to the competition for mates may compromise species' resilience to change and increase their... 2 weeks
Scientists demonstrate new driver of extinction
PHYS.ORG The lengths that some males go to attract a mate can pay off in the short-term. But according to a new study from scientists at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), extravagant investments in... 2 weeks
Trump signs law weakening shield for online services
PHYS.ORG President Donald Trump has signed a new law aimed at curbing sex trafficking. 2 weeks
OpenWings project: Scientists to build the avian tree of life
PHYS.ORG Birds are the only surviving descendants of dinosaurs. Birds also are used to study a large range of fundamental topics in biology from understanding the evolution of mating... 2 weeks
Silent marine robots record sounds underwater
SCIENCE DAILY Silent marine robots that record sounds underwater are allowing researchers to listen to the oceans as never before. While pilot whales make whistles, buzzes and clicks, pods of hunting dolphins create high-pitched echolocation clicks and larger... 2 weeks
Preventing sexual violence—lessons from rebel armies in Burundi and Uganda
PHYS.ORG VIDEO I conduct research on wartime sexual violence. But hold on. 2 weeks
There's a Lot of Sperm on the International Space Station Right Now
SPACE.COM For the first time (officially), NASA will set loose some human sperm in outer space. 2 weeks
Vascular dysfunction associated with severe menopausal symptoms
NEWS MEDICAL Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in women. A study of 138 menopausal women examined the association of mood, symptoms, and quality of life measures with the key markers of vascular aging,... 2 weeks
Binge drinking by adolescents predicts health-risk behaviors
NEWS MEDICAL Underage drinking can lead to risky or harmful behaviors that include unintentional and unprotected sex, physical and sexual assault, traffic and other injuries, suicide, homicide, and overdoses. 2 weeks
Sex and racial gaps for cardiac rehabilitation referral could be reduced
NEWS MEDICAL Substantial sex and racial gaps exist for cardiac rehabilitation referral at hospital discharge, especially among females, African-Americans, Hispanic and Asian patients leading to less favorable outcomes... 2 weeks
65 Pounds of Plastic Trash Tore This Whale Apart From The Inside
LIVE SCIENCE The sperm whale likely died of an infection after it could not expel all the plastic. 2 weeks
Bugs, microbes and death can inform the living
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows that the postmortem microbiome -- populations of micro-organisms that move in after death -- can provide crucial insights into public health. What's telling is that regardless of many... 2 weeks
Substance that guides ant trail is produced by symbiotic bacteria
PHYS.ORG Researchers working on the Ribeirão Preto campus of the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil have discovered that a bacterium found in the microbiota associated with leafcutter... 2 weeks
Sperm whale 'clicks' help scientists understand behaviour
PHYS.ORG Scientists have recorded thousands of hours of "clicks" that sperm whales make to forage for food and communicate, helping them better understand the behaviour of one of the Southern Ocean's key predators. 2 weeks
Fossil Homo sapiens finger from Saudi desert is 90,000 years old
REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A fossil finger bone dating back about 90,000 years that was... 2 weeks
How tumors caused by STD quickly regress in dogs
SCIENCE DAILY The canine transmissible venereal tumor is a contagious cancer that has spread by mating among dogs worldwide. One unique feature of this cancer is that, for unclear reasons, it regresses... 2 weeks
First human migration out of Africa more geographically widespread than previously thought
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have discovered a fossilized finger bone of an early modern human in the Nefud Desert of Saudi Arabia, dating to approximately 90,000 years... 2 weeks
First human migration out of Africa more geographically widespread than previously thought
PHYS.ORG A project led by the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History has discovered a fossilized finger bone of an early modern... 2 weeks
There's a Lot of Sperm on the International Space Station Right Now
LIVE SCIENCE For the first time (officially), NASA will set loose some human sperm in outer space. 2 weeks
Here’s what happens when you replace toads and turtles with 3D-printed replicas in the wild
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A sperm race to save one of New Zealand's threatened birds, the sugar-lapping hihi
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Preventing sexual violence—lessons from rebel armies in Burundi and Uganda
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