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Apple-Samsung iPhone design copying case goes to jury
PHYS.ORG Jurors return to a Silicon Valley courtroom Monday to put a price on patented iPhone design features copied by Samsung in a legal case dating back seven years. 10 hours
Medical News Today: What effect does ADHD have on sexuality?
MNT ADHD is a behavioral disorder that causes some people to become frustrated or hyperactive at inappropriate times. It is often lifelong and is usually managed by medications. It... 1 day
Study: Many gay and bisexual teenage boys use adult hookup apps to connect with friends, partners
NEWS MEDICAL Although hookup apps require users to be 18 or older, a new Northwestern Medicine study found... 2 days
Trump proposes cutting planned parenthood funds. What does that mean?
NEWS MEDICAL The planned revival of a policy dating to Ronald Reagan's presidency may finally present a way for President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise to "defund" Planned... 2 days
Hatshepsut: Powerful Female Pharaoh
LIVE SCIENCE Queen Hatshepsut was a woman who ruled Egypt, but she reigned as a man. 2 days
Insect gene allows reproductive organs to cope with harmful bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY A group of biologists has studied Nasonia parasitic wasps, which are about the size of a sesame seed, and they serve as one of the best models to... 2 days
Something killed a lot of sperm whales in the past—and it wasn’t whalers
Science Magazine Study of the sea giants’ genetic diversity comes to surprising conclusion 2 days
Here's the Weird Science Launching to the Space Station on Monday
SPACE.COM This weekend, a cargo delivery to the International Space Station will carry old-fashioned sextants, E. coli bacteria and lasers that will create a temperature 10 billion... 2 days
A new system is designed that improves the quality of frozen horse sperm
SCIENCE DAILY The method reduces ice crystals that form during cryopreservation and affect spermatozoon structure. 2 days
Researchers discover new male variant of bulb mite
PHYS.ORG The bulb mite (Rhizoglyphus robini) is a common pest of numerous crops. Male bulb mites display one of two reproductive tactics and are classified as "fighters" and "scramblers." Biologists from the University... 2 days
Arthritis drugs potentially safe for expectant mothers
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has revealed that pregnant women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be able to use certain RA drugs without possible increased health risks to their unborn babies. 2 days
Classifying frog calls for fighting climate change
PHYS.ORG The sounds of amphibians are altered by the increase in ambient temperature, which, in addition to interfering with reproductive behaviour, serves as an indicator of global warming. Researchers at the University of Seville have... 2 days
Here's the Weird Science Launching to the Space Station This Weekend
SPACE.COM This weekend, a cargo delivery to the International Space Station will carry old-fashioned sextants, E. coli bacteria and lasers that will create a temperature 10 billion... 2 days
New system improves the quality of frozen horse sperm
PHYS.ORG Cryopreservation is a freezing method of storing spermatozoa to be used for reproduction. Although it is widespread, there is an issue with the ice formation that occurs during the process,... 2 days
New consensus recommendations to help clinicians manage GSM in breast cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL Although the genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) is more prevalent in survivors of breast cancer than in other menopausal women, it is commonly undiagnosed... 2 days
A Pregnant Rhino In California Could Save A Related Subspecies
NPR Researchers announced Thursday that they impregnated "Victoria" through artificial insemination. It is a step toward saving the critically endangered northern white rhino. 3 days
Insect gene allows reproductive organs to cope with harmful bacteria
PHYS.ORG A damaging bacteria with an uncanny ability to pass itself from insect mothers to eggs meets its genomic match in a tiny variety of parasitic wasp, a recent... 3 days
Rhino in San Diego pregnant, could help save subspecies
PHYS.ORG A southern white rhino has become pregnant through artificial insemination at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park—giving hope for efforts to save a subspecies of one of the world's most... 3 days
Male depression may lower pregnancy chances among infertile couples
SCIENCE DAILY Among couples being treated for infertility, depression in the male partner was linked to lower pregnancy chances, while depression in the female partner was not found to influence the rate... 3 days
Medical News Today: Can estrogen levels affect weight gain?
MNT Changing estrogen levels may appear to be linked with weight gain, particularly around menopause. In this article, we examine what the relationship between estrogen and body weight is, and how... 3 days
Study: Social connections may protect black men who have sex with men from acquiring HIV
NEWS MEDICAL UCLA-led research suggests that receiving support from friends and acquaintances can help prevent black men who have sex... 3 days
California’s deadly STD epidemic sets record
NEWS MEDICAL Diagnoses of sexually transmitted diseases hit a record high in California last year — with sometimes deadly consequences, according to preliminary state data released this week. 3 days
Male depression reduces the chances of getting pregnant, finds new study
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has shown that among couples being treated for infertility, male depression was associated with lower pregnancy rates. 3 days
Hydrogen peroxide assists sexual reproduction in spruce
PHYS.ORG Plant physiologists from MSU have proved for the first time that dangerous reactive oxygen species that are often considered by-products of energy generation in cells are required by conifers to fertilize egg cells. Experiments... 3 days
Medical News Today: Cancer: Does sex affect the outcome of immunotherapy?
MNT Therapies that help the immune system to fight tumors have gained popularity over time. But are we leaving a key element — sex — out of... 3 days
Expectant mothers may use RA drugs without increased health risks to unborn babies
NEWS MEDICAL A new study led by a team at the Research Institute of the MUHC in Montreal has revealed that pregnant women with... 3 days
Exercise can reduce genetic predisposition to obesity in older women, shows study
NEWS MEDICAL With obesity now a global epidemic, there is increased focus on risk factors that contribute to weight gain, especially in postmenopausal women. 3 days
ECDC whole genome sequencing study helps understand prevalence of drug-resistant gonorrhea
NEWS MEDICAL Can whole genome sequencing illustrate changes in drug susceptibility of gonorrhoea to antimicrobials used for treatment and so help to define more effective treatment regimens? The... 4 days
C'mon get happy: Upbeat songs by female singers dominate the charts, UCI study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Roll over, Beethoven. Elvis Presley too. Female singers with upbeat dance songs are far more likely to make the bestseller... 4 days
Can stomach problems cause lower back pain?
MNT The back is a sensitive part of the body, which has many nerves and organs nearby. This means that issues such as digestive conditions can occur at the same time as back pain. Back... 4 days
Medical News Today: Can stomach problems cause lower back pain?
MNT The back is a sensitive part of the body, which has many nerves and organs nearby. This means that issues such as digestive conditions can occur at the... 4 days
Intimacy in later life does not slow memory loss
SCIENCE DAILY Older people who enjoy a sexually active and emotionally close relationship with their partner tend to perform better at memory tests than sexually inactive older adults on a short-term basis,... 4 days
People are more honest on Tinder than you may think, study says
PHYS.ORG With a quarter of young Americans now finding romance through online dating and mobile apps, you have to wonder—can you really trust someone you've... 4 days
Cognitive decline in older adults not linked to sexual activity or emotional closeness
NEWS MEDICAL Older people who enjoy a sexually active and emotionally close relationship with their partner tend to perform better at memory tests than... 4 days
In era of #MeToo, majority of employees say their employers fail to take new steps addressing sexual harassment
SCIENCE DAILY The spotlight on workplace sexual harassment since fall 2017 has led to... 4 days
Optimizing steroid use in pregnancy
SCIENCE DAILY Research which aims to optimize steroid use in pregnancy is set to benefit millions of families worldwide who will have babies born prematurely. 4 days
Dying to deliver: The race to prevent sudden death of new mothers
ABC NEWS Experts say an estimated 60 percent of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable. 4 days
Exercise beats genetics in determining amount of body fat
SCIENCE DAILY With obesity now a global epidemic, there is increased focus on risk factors that contribute to weight gain, especially in postmenopausal women. Although many women may blame genetics for their... 4 days
Medical News Today: When can I have sex after being pregnant?
MNT What are the recommendations for how long women should wait before resuming sexual intercourse after pregnancy? How does giving birth affect sex? Factors influencing the decision... 4 days
Soho's 'unique' sexual character should be preserved, say researchers
PHYS.ORG The unique, cosmopolitan sexual character of London's Soho should be preserved in the face of gentrification, a new study argues. 4 days
Researchers are developing new algorithms to predict protein structure
NEWS MEDICAL With protein design dating back to the mid-1970s, today’s scientists have access to a huge amount of information and tools that they can use to create proteins – such abundant,... 4 days
Sending out an SOS for the solitary spider monkey
PHYS.ORG A female northern muriqui – one of the world's most critically endangered primates – has been discovered living in complete isolation in a forest fragment no bigger than a football... 4 days
Post-menopausal Conversations: Why You Should Talk to Your Clinician
NEWS MEDICAL Many post-menopausal women shy away from discussing their sexual health with their physician, often because they believe it is a natural part of life and they should suffer. Dr. Mickey... 4 days
First genomic survey of gonorrhea maps antibiotic resistance across Europe
NEWS MEDICAL The first European-wide genomic survey of gonorrhea has mapped antibiotic resistance in this sexually transmitted disease throughout the continent. 4 days
Prenatal test to determine child's rhesus factor found to be reliable, but benefit is unclear
NEWS MEDICAL If the blood of a pregnant woman is rhesus-negative and the blood of the fetus is rhesus-positive, the... 4 days
Prenatal testing of the fetal rhesus factor: Test is reliable, but benefit is unclear
SCIENCE DAILY The new noninvasive test, using a blood sample of the pregnant woman, is as reliable as the conventional test using... 5 days
Facebook shut 583 million fake accounts
PHYS.ORG Facebook axed 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018, the social media giant said Tuesday, detailing how it enforces "community standards" against sexual or violent images, terrorist propaganda or hate speech. 5 days
Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech
PHYS.ORG Getting rid of racist, sexist and other hateful remarks on Facebook is challenging for the company because computer programs have difficulties understanding the nuances of human language, the company said... 5 days
Dutch researchers uncover dirty jokes in Anne Frank's diary
PHYS.ORG Researchers using digital editing techniques deciphered the writing on two pages of Anne Frank's diary that she had covered over with brown masking paper, discovering four risque jokes and a... 5 days
Facebook details policing for sex, terror, hate content
PHYS.ORG Facebook pulled or slapped warnings on nearly 30 million posts containing sexual or violent images, terrorist propaganda or hate speech in the first three months of 2018, the social media giant said... 5 days
Dutch researchers read two covered pages of Anne Frank diary
PHYS.ORG Researchers using digital photo editing techniques have managed to read the text on two pages from Anne Frank's world famous wartime diary that the teenager had covered with... 5 days
In era of #MeToo, majority of employees say their employers fail to take new steps addressing sexual harassment
PHYS.ORG The spotlight on workplace sexual harassment since fall 2017 has led to... 5 days
Gender is personal – not computational
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Imagine walking down the street and seeing advertising screens change their content based on how you walk, how you talk, or even the shape of your chest. These screens rely on hidden cameras, microphones and computers... 5 days
Uber shifts policy for alleged sexual misconduct on service
PHYS.ORG Uber's ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to shed its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior. 5 days
Gender discrimination results in the deaths of extra 239,000 girls per year in India
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has found that there is an average of 239,000 excess deaths per year of girls under the... 5 days
Medical News Today: What causes bleeding between periods?
MNT Vaginal bleeding between periods is a common experience with many possible causes. When this occurs, a person may notice light brown spotting in their underwear after their period has ended. Hormonal changes... 5 days
Too much sex puts Australia marsupials on endangered list
PHYS.ORG Two marsupial species whose males die after marathon sex sessions have been put on Australia's endangered list, with scientists warning Tuesday they are racing against the clock to save them. 5 days
If These Tiny Marsupials' Marathon Mating Sessions Don't Kill Them, Humans Will
LIVE SCIENCE Marsupials with suicidal mating habits currently face a much greater threat to their survival: humans. 6 days
New findings on extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
NEWS MEDICAL Morning sickness- nausea and vomiting during pregnancy- occurs in up to 90 percent of women. Even animals, including a Gorilla named Calaya, have experienced it, too. 6 days
Guidelines for weight gain in pregnancy should be changed for underweight and very obese women
NEWS MEDICAL Very obese women should actually lose weight during pregnancy in order to have a healthy baby, contrary to... 6 days
Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California
ABC NEWS A California report finds the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the state reached a record high in 2017 6 days
Very obese women should lose weight during pregnancy for a healthy baby
SCIENCE DAILY Very obese women should actually lose weight during pregnancy in order to have a healthy baby, contrary to current recommendations, according to a new... 6 days
Scientists may be closer to understanding a mysterious but common cause of female infertility
Science Magazine Evidence builds that hormone imbalance in mom may lead to polycystic ovary syndrome in her female offspring 6 days
French women criticize proposed sexual violence bill
ABC NEWS France's lower house of parliament on Monday started debating a law to fight sexual and gender-based violence _ a proposed bill that comes in the wake of the #MeToo movement but is being strongly... 6 days
In-womb air pollution exposure associated with higher blood pressure in childhood
SCIENCE DAILY Children who were exposed to higher levels air pollution while in the womb had a higher risk of elevated blood pressure in childhood. This is one... 6 days
Medical News Today: Can women get prostate cancer?
MNT Women do not have a prostate in the same way as men. They do, however, have Skene glands, often called the female prostate, which have many similarities to the prostate. Cancer of... 6 days
Exposure to air pollution in the womb can lead to high blood pressure in childhood
NEWS MEDICAL Children who were exposed to higher levels of air pollution during the third trimester of their mother's pregnancy... 6 days
What you can do to fight plastic pollution
PHYS.ORG Plastic permeates just about every aspect of our lives. And because plastic is everywhere, plastic pollution is also everywhere. Eight million metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans each year, and... 6 days
Taurine deficiency in sperm causes male infertility, study finds
PHYS.ORG Sperm are highly specialized cells adapted to achieve a single goal: fertilize an egg. Along the road to fertilization, sperm must embark on a lengthy journey to the female oviduct,... 6 days
This Mother's Day Look Up to See Virgo, the Earth Goddess
SPACE.COM Just in time for Mother's Day, look up to see Virgo — the only feminine figure among the zodiac constellations, who in a way represents Mother... 1 week
Breeding wolverine heralds comeback in Washington's Cascades
PHYS.ORG The first breeding female wolverine has been documented south of Interstate 90 in modern times, confirming a comeback for the charismatic carnivore in the Cascades. 1 week
Medical News Today: How to identify pitting edema
MNT Edema refers to swelling caused by excess fluid. When swollen skin remains indented after being pressed, this is called pitting edema. It is most common in the legs, ankles, and feet. Several... 1 week
Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: Sexual orientation may influence risk
MNT A major 24-year-long study finds that lesbian and bisexual women tend to develop type 2 diabetes at a much higher rate than heterosexual women. 1 week
Study identifies critical role of protein in sperm tail development
NEWS MEDICAL The group led by ICREA Research Professor Cayetano Gonzalez at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine, in collaboration with Giuliano Callaini's team at the University of Siena in... 1 week
Coffee consumption during pregnancy linked to risk of overweight or obesity in children
NEWS MEDICAL A study published in the BMJ Open journal shows that even moderate coffee consumption during pregnancy, one to two cups per day,... 1 week
Visits to OB/GYN should include heart health talk: Experts
ABC NEWS Only 45 percent of women know that heart disease is the leading cause of female death. 1 week
Key protein in sperm tail assembly identified
SCIENCE DAILY A new study focuses on the development of the sperm tail, the structure that enables sperm cells to swim and is therefore critical for male fertility. 1 week
Scientific Meeting » 2018 Webinar Series: Envisioning a Conceptual Model of Sex and Gender Differences in Health and Disease
NIMH NIMH Office of Research on Health Disparities and Global Mental... 1 week
Medical News Today: Can sneezing during pregnancy affect the baby?
MNT Sneezing during pregnancy is common. It can be caused by a variety of factors, including illness and allergies. Sneezing can happen at any point during the pregnancy and... 1 week
Meet Kim, the First Spider to Jump on Demand
LIVE SCIENCE A female jumping spider went to great lengths in a leaping experiment. 1 week
Increased overweight in children of mothers who drank coffee while pregnant
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows that even moderate coffee consumption during pregnancy, one to two cups per day, is related to a risk of overweight or obesity... 1 week
Taurine deficiency in sperm causes male infertility
SCIENCE DAILY Sperm cells have a unique shape that allows them to travel. During fertilization, sperm pass through several physiological environments while still maintaining their shape, using poorly understood mechanisms. Researchers found that male mice lacking... 1 week
Taurine deficiency in sperm linked to male infertility
NEWS MEDICAL Sperm are highly specialized cells adapted to achieve a single goal: fertilize an egg. Along the road to fertilization sperm must embark on a lengthy journey to the female oviduct, avoiding several... 1 week
Key protein in sperm tail assembly identified
PHYS.ORG A study published in the Journal of Cell Biology focuses on the development of the sperm tail, the structure that enables sperm cells to swim and is therefore critical for male fertility. 1 week
How turning down the heat makes a baby turtle male
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have started to crack the 50-year-old puzzle of how temperature turns baby turtles male or female. Researchers show that cooler egg incubation temperatures turn up a key... 1 week
Suicidally-sexed marsupials listed as endangered
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Two small marsupial species, made famous for their suicidal mating habits, have been officially placed on Australia's Endangered list, following their discovery by a QUT mammalogist. 1 week
UK's gender pay gap is narrowing, new research finds
PHYS.ORG The UK's gender pay gap is gradually narrowing—but women still have some way to go to match the earning level of their male counterparts, according to a new report published... 1 week
New studies use proteomics to shed light on pathogenic mechanisms
NEWS MEDICAL Recent studies in the journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics have shed light on pathogenic mechanisms of the sexually-transmitted parasite Trichomonas vaginalis and the HIV-associated opportunistic lung fungus Aspergillus. 1 week
Prenatal marijuana use can have consequences on infants' weight and behavior
NEWS MEDICAL Smoking during pregnancy has well-documented negative effects on birth weight in infants and is linked to several childhood health problems. 1 week
Study explores effect of physical activity during pregnancy on labor outcomes
NEWS MEDICAL In a recent Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica study, a combined lifestyle intervention including dietary counseling and twice-weekly exercise classes during pregnancy resulted in a slightly... 1 week
Prenatal marijuana use can affect infant size, behavior, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Smoking during pregnancy has well-documented negative effects on birth weight in infants and is linked to several childhood health problems. Now, researchers have found that prenatal marijuana use... 1 week
How turning down the heat makes a baby turtle male
PHYS.ORG Boy or girl? For those who want to influence their baby's sex, superstition and folk wisdom offer no shortage of advice whose effectiveness is questionable at best—from what... 1 week
Would video games be better if you could play as yourself? Well, not exactly
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows no gender difference or negative effect on a video game player's performance or subjective involvement based... 1 week
Big fish produce disproportionately more and bigger eggs
SCIENCE DAILY Contrary to prevailing dogma, plus-sized female fish invest disproportionately more in making eggs than smaller females. Therefore, taking a single big fish has a bigger impact on the fish population than taking... 1 week
Should ‘superspawners’ stir up fisheries management?
Science Magazine Study suggests protecting largest females could benefit most marine fishes 1 week
How does temperature determine sex?
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Fish reproductive-energy output increases disproportionately with body size
Science Magazine Body size determines total reproductive-energy output. Most theories assume reproductive output is a fixed proportion of size, with respect to mass, but formal macroecological tests are lacking. Management based on that assumption... 1 week
The histone demethylase KDM6B regulates temperature-dependent sex determination in a turtle species
Science Magazine Temperature-dependent sex determination is a notable model of phenotypic plasticity. In many reptiles, including the red-eared slider turtle Trachemys scripta elegans (T. scripta), the... 1 week
Gender is personal – not computational
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Suicidally-sexed marsupials listed as endangered
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