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Like adults, children show bias in attributing mental states to others
SCIENCE DAILY Young children are more likely to attribute mental states to characters that belong to the same group as them relative to characters that belong to an... 44 minutes
Does a mother's pre-pregnancy weight determine her child's metabolism?
SCIENCE DAILY The link between a mother's body mass index (BMI) before pregnancy and the metabolic traits of her children is likely mediated by shared genetics and familial lifestyle rather than effects... 44 minutes
Does Talcum Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?
LIVE SCIENCE Recent court cases have highlighted the possible link between using talcum powder for feminine hygiene, and an increased risk of ovarian cancer. But is the link real? 1 hour
Common antiseptic ingredients de-energize cells and impair hormone response
SCIENCE DAILY Quaternary ammonium compounds, or 'quats,' used as antimicrobial agents in common household products inhibit mitochondria, the powerhouses of the cell, as well as estrogenic functions in cells, a new in... 2 hours
Birth control research is moving beyond the pill
SCIENCE-NEWS After decades of research, reproductive biologists are on the verge of developing new birth control options that stop sperm from maturing or save a woman's eggs for later. 4 hours
Female fish 'more reluctant' to change sex than males
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists in the UK have observed a fascinating new fact about sex changing fish: the direction of sex change has implication for population numbers. 4 hours
Wealth disparity and family income impact the brain development of female youth
SCIENCE DAILY Female teenagers living in neighborhoods with wide salary gaps and a low-income household show changes to their brain maturation that could indicate a higher... 5 hours
A potential breeding site of a Miocene era baleen whale
SCIENCE DAILY Baleen whales are amongst the largest animals to have ever lived and yet very little is known about their breeding habits. One researcher's second look at previously found... 7 hours
Zika suppresses immune system during pregnancy to harm baby, report researchers
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists from the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered that the Zika virus works by suppressing a pregnant woman’s immune system so that the virus... 7 hours
A potential breeding site of a Miocene era baleen whale
PHYS.ORG Baleen whales are amongst the largest animals to have ever lived and yet very little is known about their breeding habits. One researcher's second look at previously found... 7 hours
Female fish 'more reluctant' to change sex than males
PHYS.ORG Scientists in the UK have observed a fascinating new fact about sex changing fish: the direction of sex change has implication for population numbers. 8 hours
Female patients with esophageal cancer have superior response to treatment, study reveals
NEWS MEDICAL Female patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer that is treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy before surgery are more likely to have a favorable... 9 hours
Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer
ABC NEWS A Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in lawsuit that the talc in its... 24 hours
Jury awards $417M in lawsuit linking talcum powder to cancer
ABC NEWS A Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in lawsuit that the talc in its... 1 day
Many young cancer patients do not receive adequate fertility information and support
SCIENCE DAILY All cancer patients of reproductive age should be provided with fertility information and referrals for fertility preservation, researchers urge. 1 day
Zika virus stifles pregnant women's weakened immune system to harm baby
SCIENCE DAILY The Zika virus suppresses a pregnant woman's immune system, enabling the virus to spread and increasing the chances an unborn baby will be harmed, study finds.... 1 day
Medical News Today: Androgen insensitivity syndrome: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
MNT Androgen insensitivity syndrome is a genetic condition in which male sexual organs cannot fully develop. It can be either partial or complete. 1 day
Have flowers devised the ultimate weapon of distraction?
SCIENCE DAILY Nectar, the high-energy 'honey' produced by flowers, might be a brilliant distraction technique to help protect a flower's reproductive parts, according to new research. Rather than merely providing a 'come-on' to bees... 1 day
Many young cancer patients do not receive oncofertilty related services, new analysis finds
NEWS MEDICAL All cancer patients of reproductive age should be provided with fertility information and referrals for fertility preservation. A new Psycho-Oncology analysis of the published... 1 day
Licorice is a hot trend in hot flashes, but could interact with medications
SCIENCE DAILY Licorice roots have a flavorful history, having been used in ancient Egyptian teas and in traditional Chinese medicines, all the way to... 1 day
Have flowers devised the ultimate weapon of distraction?
PHYS.ORG Nectar, the high-energy 'honey' produced by flowers, might be a brilliant distraction technique to help protect a flower's reproductive parts, according to new research. 1 day
Medical News Today: How do babies breathe in the womb?
MNT How do babies breathe in the womb? Find out here about how babies develop in the womb during pregnancy. Learn more about lung development and breath here. 4 days
Olfactory receptors that enable ants to smell and recognize workers, males, and their queen identified
SCIENCE DAILY To reign supreme in a colony, queen ants exude a special scent, or pheromone, on the waxy surface... 4 days
Want more women in top positions? Provide them with more flexibility at work
PHYS.ORG The recent BBC report on the pay of its top earners laid bare the disparities between men and women's earnings. But it... 4 days
Hypertension during pregnancy may affect women's long-term cardiovascular health
SCIENCE DAILY Women who experience hypertension during pregnancy face an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life, according to a new study. 4 days
College freshmen who weighed themselves daily lost body fat
SCIENCE DAILY A new study found that female college-aged students who reported at least one period of daily self-weighing over a two-year study saw a drop in their body mass index. 4 days
Hypertension during pregnancy linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease
NEWS MEDICAL Women who experience hypertension during pregnancy face an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life, according to a new study. 4 days
how we inherit masculine and feminine behaviours a new idea about environment and genes How we inherit masculine and feminine behaviours: a new idea about environment and genes
PHYS.ORG VIDEO The now infamous Google memo, written by engineer James Damore, has inflamed longstanding debates about the differences between women and... 4 days
Study explores effects of occupational, lifestyle risk factors on nurses' health
NEWS MEDICAL A prospective study of more than 20,000 nurses aged 20-45 years, 88% of whom had worked night shifts, reported their most common health issues, disease history,... 5 days
The laws of attraction: Pheromones don't lie, fruit fly research suggests
SCIENCE DAILY For the first time, scientists have shown that a female fruit fly's pheromone signals can actually tell males how much energy her body has invested in... 5 days
Female mouse embryos actively remove male reproductive systems
SCIENCE DAILY A protein called COUP-TFII determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive tract, according to new research. The discovery changes the long-standing belief that an embryo will automatically become female unless... 5 days
NIH researchers unravel how male, female mouse embryos acquire sex-specific reproductive systems
NEWS MEDICAL A protein called COUP-TFII determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive tract, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues... 5 days
The laws of attraction: Pheromones don't lie, fruit fly research suggests
PHYS.ORG Life as a fruit fly seems pretty simple: Hatch, grow, eat some fruit, find a mate, produce hundreds of tiny offspring and die—all in a month... 5 days
Injecting manure instead of spreading on surface reduces estrogen loads
SCIENCE DAILY With water quality in the Chesapeake Bay suffering from excess nutrients and fish populations in rivers such as the Susquehanna experiencing gender skewing and other reproductive abnormalities, understanding... 5 days
New technique overcomes genetic cause of infertility
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have created healthy offspring from genetically infertile male mice, offering a potential new approach to tackling a common genetic cause of human infertility. 5 days
Fertile offspring from sterile sex chromosome trisomic mice
Science Magazine Having the correct number of chromosomes is vital for normal development and health. Sex chromosome trisomy (SCT) affects 0.1% of the human population and is associated with infertility. We show that during... 5 days
Elimination of the male reproductive tract in the female embryo is promoted by COUP-TFII in mice
Science Magazine The sexual differentiation paradigm contends that the female pattern of the reproductive system is established by... 5 days
The makings of the reproductive tract
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Ductal sex determination
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Male fruit flies can smell a good mate based on her metabolism
PHYS.ORG A female fruit fly must balance her energy usage between making eggs now and storing nutrients for later. This balance affects the pheromones that... 5 days
Embryos kill off male tissue to become female
SCIENCE-NEWS Female embryos actively dismantle male reproductive tissue, a textbook-challenging study suggests. 5 days
Woman Born Without a Vagina Speaks Out About Rare Condition
LIVE SCIENCE A woman in Arizona who was born without a vagina — the result of a rare condition — is speaking out about her condition. 5 days
researchers have identified olfactory receptors that enable ants to smell and recognize workers males and their queen Researchers have identified olfactory receptors that enable ants to smell and recognize workers, males, and their queen
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Queen ants spend most of their time having babies. To reign supreme in a... 5 days
Gender norms are still important for women's choice of college major
PHYS.ORG Traditional cultural norms about gendered roles and femininity still matter for women's choice of college major, says Ann Beutel of the University of Oklahoma in the... 5 days
Gender norms are still important for women's choice of college major
SCIENCE DAILY Traditional cultural norms about gendered roles and femininity still matter for women's choice of college major, according to new research. Researcher have shown how long-held cultural... 5 days
Want to make new friends? Talk about your favorite TV shows online
SCIENCE DAILY New research identifies how watching fictional television series and participating in online forums that are dedicated to the shows can help female audiences express... 5 days
Energy dense foods may increase cancer risk regardless of obesity status
SCIENCE DAILY While there is a proven link between obesity and certain types of cancer, less is known about how the ratio of energy to food weight, otherwise... 5 days
when collecting bird sperm method matters When collecting bird sperm, method matters
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Different methods of collecting bird sperm produce different sperm lengths, potentially affecting the conclusions of fertility studies. 5 days
Molecule increases pregnancy rate and number of offspring in cattle
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Inprenha Biotecnologia, a company based in Jaboticabal, São Paulo State, Brazil, working in partnership with colleagues at the University of São Paulo's Ribeirão Preto School of... 5 days
Injecting manure instead of spreading on surface reduces estrogen loads
PHYS.ORG With water quality in the Chesapeake Bay suffering from excess nutrients and fish populations in rivers such as the Susquehanna experiencing gender skewing and other reproductive abnormalities, understanding... 6 days
The irresistible fragrance of dying vinegar flies
SCIENCE DAILY Vinegar flies should normally try to avoid their sick conspecifics to prevent becoming infected themselves. Nevertheless they are irresistibly attracted to the smell given off by sick flies. A dramatic increase in the production... 6 days
Long-term testosterone therapy improves urinary, sexual function and quality of life
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows a significant improvement in both sexual and urinary function as well as quality of life for hypogonadal men who undergo long-term testosterone... 6 days
Vaginal estrogens do not increase cancer, cardiovascular disease risk in post-menopausal women
NEWS MEDICAL Women who have gone through menopause and who have been using a vaginal form of estrogen therapy do not have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease... 6 days
Medical News Today: Sperm morphology: Tests and results
MNT The size and shape of individual sperm, known as sperm morphology, is a contributing factor to fertility. Learn how it is tested and what the results mean. 6 days
Now and Zen: Lower prenatal stress reduces risk of behavioral issues in kids
SCIENCE DAILY Expectant mothers may want to consider adopting today's trend towards stress management, in light of new research pointing to its ability to... 6 days
Blood tests help predict fracture risk in postmenopausal women
NEWS MEDICAL In a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, blood tests that detect fragments of a protein secreted by bone cells helped to predict fracture risk in... 6 days
Roots of schizophrenia: Excess of methionine during pregnancy?
SCIENCE DAILY An abundance of an amino acid called methionine, which is common in meat, cheese and beans, may provide new clues to the fetal brain development that can manifest in schizophrenia, pharmacology researchers... 6 days
Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years
PHYS.ORG Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period. 6 days
Oregon governor expands abortion, reproductive coverage
ABC NEWS Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed into law what proponents called America's most progressive reproductive health policy, expanding coverage on abortions and other reproductive services, regardless of income, citizenship status or gender identity 7 days
A moth and its flame: Mate selection found to evolve from response to flower odors
PHYS.ORG For moths, love is literally in the air through the action of pheromones to attract mates. 7 days
In tech, sexism is in the water
PHYS.ORG It's been a very bad summer for Silicon Valley bros. 1 week
Same-sex couples do not influence their adoptive children's gender identity
PHYS.ORG There is no major difference in the gender identity development of children raised by same-sex parents compared to those adopted by heterosexual couples. These are the findings of... 1 week
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