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Researchers develop new method to preserve fertility in boys with prepubertal cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center researchers in Beer-Sheva, Israel are developing a cell culture system that for the first... 4 hours
New technique provides accurate dating of ancient skeletons
SCIENCE DAILY A new way of dating skeletons by using mutations in DNA associated with geography will avoid the difficulties and inaccuracies sometimes associated with existing dating methods. The technique will enable a better... 12 hours
New technique provides accurate dating of ancient skeletons
PHYS.ORG Interest in the origins of human populations and their migration routes has increased greatly in recent years. A critical aspect of tracing migration events is dating them. However, radiocarbon techniques commonly used... 21 hours
Study finds gender differences in pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease
NEWS MEDICAL Not only do women appear to be better protected than men from Parkinson's disease, the associated pathophysiology also shows gender differences. This is a finding of a study from Slovenia,... 23 hours
Elevated androgens don't hinder dads' parenting -- at least not in lemurs
SCIENCE DAILY Surprising new research findings show that male lemurs' androgen levels increase the more they engage in child care behaviors. This was unexpected, since androgens... 3 days
Non-coding DNA changes the genitals you're born with
SCIENCE DAILY Male mice grow ovaries instead of testes if they are missing a small region of DNA that doesn't contain any genes -- a finding that could help explain disorders of sex development... 4 days
Medical News Today: What are the first symptoms of ovarian cancer?
MNT Ovarian cancer is a condition that can be detected and treated, the key is knowing the symptoms. The earlier these are detected and diagnosed, the better... 4 days
Researchers identify gene enhancer that affects sex determination
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have identified a gene enhancer that is critical for male sex development and shown that deleting it results in male-to-female sex reversal in mice. 4 days
American teens are less into sex and drugs but still gaining more weight: Study
ABC NEWS Fewer teens are having sex or using drugs, according to a new study. 4 days
The number of teens who report having sex is down
SCIENCE-NEWS About 40 percent of high school students are having sex, the lowest amount in the last three decades. 4 days
Elevated androgens don't hinder dads' parenting—at least not in lemurs
PHYS.ORG Studies have shown that when men marry and have children, they often see a decline in their androgen levels—or their levels of male sex hormones. Scientists think this... 4 days
The little piece of DNA that makes girls boys
Science Magazine Study pinpoints regulatory DNA that’s key to determining sex of a child 5 days
Sex reversal following deletion of a single distal enhancer of Sox9
Science Magazine Cell fate decisions require appropriate regulation of key genes. Sox9, a direct target of SRY, is pivotal in mammalian sex determination. In vivo high-throughput chromatin accessibility... 5 days
Medical News Today: How do birth control pills affect menopause?
MNT The use of birth control pills, or hormonal contraceptives, can mask some of the symptoms of menopause. This can make it difficult for a person to know if... 5 days
Endocrine-disrupting pesticides impair frog reproduction
SCIENCE DAILY In a new study, researchers have investigated how the endocrine-disrupting substance linuron affects reproduction in the West African clawed frog, Xenopus tropicalis. The scientists found that linuron, which is used as a pesticicide, impaired the males' fertility, and... 5 days
Zinc plays vital role in animal and human fertility, can help scientists quickly diagnose infertility
PHYS.ORG Infertility affects about 20 percent of the U.S. population and can be incredibly costly; it also costs the... 5 days
Endocrine-disrupting pesticides impair frog reproduction
PHYS.ORG In a new study, researchers from Sweden and Britain have investigated how the endocrine-disrupting substance linuron affects reproduction in the West African clawed frog, Xenopus tropicalis. The scientists found that linuron, which is used as a pesticicide, impaired... 5 days
Study: Daily Mango Consumption Improves Cardiovascular and Gut Health in Adult Women
SCI-NEWS.COM Two cups (330 grams) of mangoes a day have beneficial effects on systolic blood pressure and gut fermentation among healthy postmenopausal women, according to... 5 days
X chromosome protects against bladder cancer in females via a KDM6A-dependent epigenetic mechanism
Science Magazine Men are much more likely than women to develop bladder cancer (BCa), but the underlying cause of this gender disparity remains poorly... 6 days
Astronomers Discover Five New Exoplanets Orbiting Cool Dwarf Stars
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers using data from NASA’s Kepler K2 mission have discovered two new planetary systems, one of which contains... 6 days
Medical News Today: Lower back pain and vaginal discharge: What to know
MNT Lower back pain and vaginal discharge are common on their own. When they occur together, this can point to specific medical issues. In this... 6 days
A choice between home and work – how gender inequalities at work mean women can rarely 'have it all'
PHYS.ORG A 'boys club' culture and a lack of flexibility for... 6 days
New Medscape report reveals sexual harassment rate of physicians
NEWS MEDICAL A new report from Medscape finds that more than 1 in 10 female physicians and 16% of female residents have experienced sexual harassment within the past three years. Overall, 7%... 6 days
Eminent biologist resigns over allegations of gender discrimination and sexual harassment
NEWS MEDICAL Eminent biologist and cancer researcher Inder Verma has resigned from the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences in La Jolla, California according to an announcement made by... 6 days
Sexual harassment rampant in science, culture change urged
PHYS.ORG Sexual harassment is rampant in academic science, and colleges and universities that train new scientists need a system-wide culture change so women won't be bullied out of the field, a national advisory... 6 days
Sexual harassment isn’t just about sex: Groundbreaking report details persistent hostility female scientists face
Science Magazine National Academies urge cultural change to curb sexist treatment of women 7 days
Sexual harassment seen as threat to new female scientists
PHYS.ORG A new report is urging a culture change in U.S. colleges and universities that train scientists so women won't be bullied out of the field. 7 days
Medical News Today: What to know about menopause and sore breasts
MNT Sore breasts are common during menstruation, but breast pain and discomfort can also occur during perimenopause and menopause. In this article, learn why breast pain can... 7 days
Study analyzes link between gender-based violence and child abuse in small geographical areas
NEWS MEDICAL "No study to date had analyzed whether the occurrence of gender-based violence and child maltreatment - considered by the WHO as important... 7 days
Medical News Today: What is the wet mount procedure?
MNT One test for vaginitis is called a wet mount. Vaginitis is a term for several issues that involve infection or inflammation of the vagina or vulva. A wet mount checks... 7 days
Study shows menopause-related differences in blood count
NEWS MEDICAL The ERMA cohort comprises women aged 47 to 55 years living in the city of Jyväskylä and surrounding municipalities in Finland. The original invitation was posted to 82% of the cohort and 47% answered... 7 days
Finally, hope for a syphilis vaccine
SCIENCE DAILY Despite efforts to eradicate it, syphilis is on the rise. It is the second leading cause of stillbirth and miscarriage worldwide, and if left untreated it can cause strokes, dementia, and other neurological disease. Until now,... 7 days
The ‘perfect storm’: Redirecting family planning funds could undercut STD fight
NEWS MEDICAL A Trump administration effort to shift family planning funding toward groups that may not provide comprehensive services and away from organizations that provide abortions could cripple... 7 days
Feds probe USC over handling of sex harassment allegations
ABC NEWS The federal government is investigating whether the University of Southern California concealed sexual harassment allegations made against a campus gynecologist whose behavior during pelvic examinations has prompted hundreds of complaints 1 week
New Barrel-Shaped Structure Discovered Inside Sperm
LIVE SCIENCE Human sperm cells are well-studied, so scientists were completely surprised to find a previously unknown structure in the little swimmers. 1 week
'Shocking' die-off of Africa's oldest baobabs: study
PHYS.ORG Some of Africa's oldest and biggest baobab trees—a few dating all the way back to the ancient Greeks—have abruptly died, wholly or in part, in the past decade, researchers said Monday. 1 week
Study shows positive vascular effects of mango intake in postmenopausal women
NEWS MEDICAL A new study conducted at the University of California, Davis found that two cups of mangos a day had beneficial effects on systolic blood pressure among... 1 week
Automation has the potential to improve gender equality at work
PHYS.ORG If predictions are right, automation will transform work as we know it. But it's difficult to know exactly which – and how many – jobs will be affected.... 1 week
Medical News Today: Lightning crotch: What to know about shooting pain during pregnancy
MNT Some pregnant people may experience lightning crotch, which is a shooting pain in the vagina, rectum, or pelvis. Doctors do not fully... 1 week
Medical News Today: Does CBD oil work for menopause symptoms?
MNT There are different treatments available for menopause symptoms. Cannabidiol (CBD) is becoming a more popular alternative treatment, however, there is some dispute over how effective it is. Also,... 1 week
Sculpted head of mystery biblical king found in Israel
PHYS.ORG An enigmatic sculpture of a king's head dating back nearly 3,000 years has set off a modern-day mystery caper as scholars try to figure out whose face it depicts. 1 week
Are you really into me?
SCIENCE DAILY Those who feel greater certainty that a prospective romantic partner reciprocates their interest will put more effort into seeing that person again, while rating the possible date as more sexually attractive than they would if they were less... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: What happens during a pelvic exam?
MNT A pelvic exam involves visually and physically checking the female reproductive system and sexual organs. These exams may be part of an annual checkup, and they are performed regularly during... 2 weeks
Uncertainty about potential partners' romantic interest reduces sexual appeal, shows study
NEWS MEDICAL According to a new study, those who feel greater certainty that a prospective romantic partner reciprocates their interest will put more effort into seeing that person... 2 weeks
NCI cancer centers issue joint statement endorsing HPV vaccination and cancer screening
NEWS MEDICAL Calling human papillomavirus-related cancers a significant public health problem, the directors of the 70 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, including UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer... 2 weeks
Iowa judge rules transgender women deserve surgery coverage
ABC NEWS An Iowa judge has found that Iowa cannot deny two transgender women Medicaid coverage for sex reassignment surgery declaring the state's policy denying their care violates the Iowa Constitution and the state's... 2 weeks
Research finds tipping point for large-scale social change
PHYS.ORG When organizations turn a blind eye to sexual harassment in the workplace, how many people need to take a stand before the behavior is no longer seen as normal? 2 weeks
Who should be on the $10 and $20 bills? How race, gender, and politics shape public opinion
SCIENCE DAILY Race, gender, political affiliation, and the prejudices and biases associated with them (racism, sexism,... 2 weeks
Teen pregnancy and birth rates at an all time low in Minn.
SCIENCE DAILY Pregnancy and birth rates continue to decline for 15-19-year-olds in Minnesota, with rates decreasing the most among youth from communities of color. Researchers attribute... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Vagina or discharge smells like onions: What to do
MNT While a mild vaginal odor is healthy and all vaginas have a different smell, a strong scent of onions may indicate a problem. In... 2 weeks
Pheromone power—Bringing 'SexyPlant' back to defy crop pests
PHYS.ORG The project will use a biological method for manufacturing pheromones, which provide a safe and sustainable alternative to harmful pesticides, reducing the environmental impact of agriculture. 2 weeks
Forgotten corner of Europe brought back to life thanks to artificial intelligence
PHYS.ORG A lost world in a former empire in Europe has been brought to life thanks to University of Bristol researchers who used artificial intelligence... 2 weeks
A human fossil species in western Europe could be close to a million years old
PHYS.ORG First direct dating of an early human tooth confirms the antiquity of Homo antecessor, western Europe's oldest known... 2 weeks
Men may contribute to infertility through newly discovered part of sperm
SCIENCE DAILY The research identifies a new structure in human sperm that functions in the zygote and may provide new avenues for addressing male infertility and insights into... 2 weeks
No evidence that Europe's bog bodies were gay
PHYS.ORG Danish bogs have preserved some unique archaeological finds: Grauballe Man and Tollund Man, to name a few. 2 weeks
Large cli­mate un­cer­tainty even with a 1.5-de­gree tem­per­a­ture in­crease
PHYS.ORG The Paris climate agreement includes the aim of limiting average global warming to 1.5°C. There has previously been little research on how climate might look across the world and over... 2 weeks
Prolonged stress can have adverse impact on sperm quality, study reveals
NEWS MEDICAL Prolonged stress, such as that experienced during military conflict, can have an adverse impact on sperm quality, according to a new study by researchers at Ben-Gurion... 2 weeks
Shareholders reject bid to link Google diversity to exec pay
PHYS.ORG Shareholders of Google parent Alphabet Inc. have rejected several proposals aimed at linking executive pay to diversity goals, being more open about lobbying, narrowing the gender-pay gap, and... 2 weeks
PrEP uptake on the rise and condom use declines in gay men
NEWS MEDICAL Some parts of Australia show an increase in uptake of pills that can prevent contracting HIV but also a sharp drop in condom use... 2 weeks
A pill that protects people from HIV may also lead to more sex without condoms
Science Magazine A proven prevention strategy has a complicated risk/benefit equation 2 weeks
Sex and social experience affect ultrasonic vocalizations in mice
SCIENCE DAILY Male mice produce more vocalizations after being with other mice than after being alone, according to a new study. 2 weeks
Majority of Americans believe it is essential that the US remain a global leader in space
SCIENCE DAILY Roughly seven in 10 Americans (72 percent) say it is essential for the US to continue... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Vaginal bacteria may have a role in cervical cancer
MNT A new study reveals that microbe composition and other conditions in the vagina are linked to the development of cervical cancer in all its... 2 weeks
Sex and social experience affect ultrasonic vocalizations in mice
PHYS.ORG Male mice produce more vocalizations after being with other mice than after being alone, according to a study published June 6, 2018 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Kali... 2 weeks
Female bats judge a singer by his song
SCIENCE DAILY Female lesser short-tailed bats can size up a potential mate just from his singing. A new study shows that the New Zealand bat species Mystacina tuberculata relies on singing as a primary... 2 weeks
Female bats judge a singer by his song
PHYS.ORG Female lesser short-tailed bats can size up a potential mate just from his singing. A new study in Springer's journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology shows that the New Zealand bat species Mystacina... 2 weeks
Not letting the neighbours ruin the mood
PHYS.ORG New research into the reproductive behaviour of one of New Zealand's most mysterious and unusual insects – the cave weta – shows that the male weta's distinctively-elongated hind legs play a vital role in... 2 weeks
Who should be on the $10 and $20 bills? How race, gender, and politics shape public opinion
PHYS.ORG Race, gender, political affiliation, and the prejudices and biases associated with them (racism, sexism,... 2 weeks
Study finds new theory for gender differences in occurrence of autoimmune diseases
NEWS MEDICAL New findings are now being presented on possible mechanisms behind gender differences in the occurrence of rheumatism and other autoimmune diseases. The study, published... 2 weeks
Syphilis and gonorrhea on the rise in England
NEWS MEDICAL Both sexually transmitted infections (STIs), syphilis and gonorrhoea, are on the rise in modern England, staging a comeback from the Victorian era. Over the past one year, there has been a 20... 2 weeks
The Latest: Alaska agency to review discrimination lawsuit
ABC NEWS A spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Law says the department will review and respond accordingly to a discrimination complaint filed by a transgender state legislative librarian. 2 weeks
Transgender librarian files suit over Alaska health policy
ABC NEWS A transgender woman is suing the state of Alaska, saying she has been denied coverage for medically necessary surgical treatment 2 weeks
Librarian sues, says Alaska health policy is discriminatory
ABC NEWS A transgender woman is suing the state of Alaska, saying she has been denied coverage for medically necessary surgical treatment 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Why does perimenopause cause ovary pain?
MNT Perimenopause is the time when the body is preparing for menopause, and it can last several years. During this time, hormones levels fluctuate. This can cause irregular menstruation that may... 2 weeks
Sex robots are already here, but are they healthy for humans?
PHYS.ORG World, meet Harmony. Completely artificial and programmed by computer chips, the somewhat lifelike sex robot is marketed by sex doll maker Realbotix for $15,000. According to... 2 weeks
Throw like a girl? No, he or she just hasn't been taught
SCIENCE DAILY 'You throw like a girl' is a sexist taunt that can instantly sour a kid on athletics and other healthy activities. 2 weeks
Research illuminates inaccuracies in radiocarbon dating
PHYS.ORG Radiocarbon dating is a key tool archaeologists use to determine the age of plants and objects made with organic material. But new research shows that commonly accepted radiocarbon dating standards can miss the mark—calling into question... 2 weeks
Sage grouse DNA study maps crucial mating grounds in US West
PHYS.ORG A DNA study of sage grouse has revealed a vast network of mating grounds in the U.S. West akin to interconnected regional airport hubs that the... 2 weeks
New theory on why more women than men develop autoimmune diseases
SCIENCE DAILY New findings are now being presented on possible mechanisms behind gender differences in the occurrence of rheumatism and other autoimmune diseases. The study, published in Nature... 2 weeks
Only 1 in 4 women who have been sexually harassed tell their employers. Here's why they're afraid
PHYS.ORG On May 30, a grand jury indicted Harvey Weinstein on charges he raped one... 2 weeks
Sex robots may do more harm than good
MNT According to their makers, sex robots can bring many health-related benefits to users. But how realistic are these claims? A new study investigates. 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Sex robots may do more harm than good
MNT According to their makers, sex robots can bring many health-related benefits to users. But how realistic are these claims? A new study investigates. 2 weeks
Sex robots might not be as beneficial to society as claimed
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WHO releases new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11)
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Rare mutation of gene carried by Quebec family gives insight into how the brain is wired
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Purdue phoneme project creates new haptic communications future
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New DNA synthesis technique promises rapid, high-fidelity DNA printing
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Why a minor change to how EPA makes rules could radically reduce environmental protection
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Odors are perceived the same way by hunter-gatherers and Westerners
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Bringing the heat out of the city
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Study unravels 'blood stem cell niche' puzzle
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Zika Virus: What Does the Future Hold?
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Sounding rocket takes a second look at the Sun
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Researchers describe abundant marine life at the 'White Shark Café'
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These frogs walk instead of hop, video reveals
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What's the minimum number of people you should send in a generational ship to Proxima Centauri?
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Biological light sensor filmed in action
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Major work starts to boost the luminosity of the LHC
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Ending AIDS? These three places show the epidemic is far from over
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A sprinkle of platinum nanoparticles onto graphene makes brain probes more sensitive
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Video: Caesar's last breath and Einstein's lost fridge
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