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When Do Children Develop Their Gender Identity?
LIVE SCIENCE Gender is more of a flexible state than most people think. And as children, we start out thinking more flexibly about gender than we do as adults. 12 hours
Medical News Today: What you should know about retrograde ejaculation
MNT A look at retrograde ejaculation, which is when semen travels into the bladder. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and preventing the condition. 2 days
Am I Pregnant? | Taking a Home Pregnancy Test
LIVE SCIENCE When you think you may be pregnant, it's time to check with a pregnancy test. It's important to understand how they work, how to read the results and which one... 2 days
Scientists advance knowledge of plant reproduction
SCIENCE DAILY Two groups of plant molecular biologists have long studied how pollen tubes and pistils, the male and female parts of flowers, communicate to achieve fertilization in plants. Now they report that they have identified a pair... 2 days
Higher blood sugar in early pregnancy raises baby's heart-defect risk
SCIENCE DAILY Higher blood sugar early in pregnancy raises the baby's risk of a congenital heart defect, even among mothers who do not have diabetes, according to a study. 2 days
Higher blood sugar during first trimester of pregnancy increases child's risk of congenital heart defect
NEWS MEDICAL Higher blood sugar early in pregnancy raises the baby's risk of a congenital heart defect, even among mothers who do... 2 days
In marine mammals’ battle of the sexes, vaginal folds can make the difference
SCIENCE-NEWS Patricia Brennan and colleagues found certain female ocean mammals have vaginal folds that give them an advantage in mating 2 days
The locomotion of hominins in the Pleistocene was just as efficient as that of current humans
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have analyzed the influence of body proportions on the cost of locomotion by means of... 2 days
Horrific mating strategy appears to benefit both male and female redback spiders
SCIENCE DAILY A mating strategy among redback spiders where males seek out immature females appears to benefit both sexes, a new study has found. 2 days
The locomotion of hominins in the Pleistocene was just as efficient as that of current humans
PHYS.ORG In an article published recently in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, researchers from the Paleophysiology... 3 days
First mathematical network model for the Battle of the Sexes
PHYS.ORG Why is it easier to bridge conflicting interests in one neighbourhood than in another? Social scientists think that the residents' social networks may play an important role in... 3 days
Key tech investor leaves VC firm amid harassment claims
PHYS.ORG Shervin Pishevar, an early Uber investor and a founder of high-speed transport startup Hyperloop One, said Thursday he is breaking ties with his Silicon Valley venture capital firm to fight... 3 days
BigH1: The key histone for male fertility
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have unraveled the role of the histone BigH1 in the development of male sex cells from stem cells. Their study, which was performed in Drosophila melanogaster, paves the way to a greater understanding... 3 days
Researchers identify previously unknown functions of natural killer cells in the womb
NEWS MEDICAL For the first time the functions of natural killer cells in the womb have been identified. Researchers at the University of Warwick and University... 3 days
Sumatran rhinos never recovered from losses during the Pleistocene, genome evidence shows
SCIENCE DAILY An international team of researchers has sequenced and analyzed the first Sumatran rhino genome from a sample belonging to a male made famous at... 3 days
Womb natural killer cell discovery could lead to screening for miscarriage risk
SCIENCE DAILY For the first time the functions of natural killer cells in the womb have been identified. Researchers have discovered the role that they play... 3 days
Researchers identify a pair of receptors essential to male-female plant communications
PHYS.ORG Two groups of plant molecular biologists, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Peking University, China, have long studied how pollen tubes and pistils, the male... 3 days
If You Suck at Dating, It's Not You: It's Evolution
LIVE SCIENCE Roughly 50 percent of humans find it hard to find or keep a romantic partner. The reason may be evolutionary. 3 days
Arabidopsis pollen tube integrity and sperm release are regulated by RALF-mediated signaling
Science Magazine In flowering plants, fertilization requires complex cell-to-cell communication events between the pollen tube and the female reproductive tissues, which are controlled by extracellular signaling... 3 days
Sumatran rhinos never recovered from losses during the Pleistocene, genome evidence shows
PHYS.ORG The Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) is one of the most threatened mammals on earth. By 2011, only about 200 of the rhinos were thought... 3 days
Fungus relies on bacteria to regulate key components of its reproductive machinery
PHYS.ORG To better understand how beneficial organisms (symbionts) are transmitted between host generations, researchers investigated the role of bacterial that lives within its host (endosymbionts)... 4 days
BigH1—the key histone for male fertility
PHYS.ORG Researchers in the Chromatin Structure and Function Lab at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) have identified the histone BigH1 as a key protein in stem cell differentiation to male sex cells. Histones are... 4 days
Women get less credit than men in the workplace
SCIENCE DAILY New research suggests that women receive less credit for speaking up in the workplace than their male counterparts. 4 days
Alleviating complications of babies born smaller: Is a growth factor injection the answer?
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found a new potential treatment that may alleviate complications of babies born smaller than they should be, also called fetal... 4 days
ADHD med use during pregnancy and risk of birth defects
SCIENCE DAILY A new study leverages data from multiple large cohorts to define and quantify what, if any, increased risk may be posed by taking the most commonly used ADHD... 4 days
Male virgins still at risk for acquiring HPV, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Men who have never engaged in sexual intercourse are still at risk for acquiring HPV, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Infectious Diseases by... 4 days
IPM begins first clinical trial of vaginal rings to prevent HIV in women
NEWS MEDICAL The nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides announced today the start of the first clinical trial of vaginal rings designed to slowly release... 4 days
Researchers develop biosensor that enables development of new health tests
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Aalto University, Finland, have developed a biosensor that enables creating a range of new easy-to-use health tests similar to home pregnancy tests. 4 days
'Human chronobiome' study informs timing of drug delivery, precision medicine approaches
SCIENCE DAILY A pilot study collected physiological information from six healthy young male volunteers as they went about their normal daily lives. Thousands of indicators were measured with... 4 days
Health risks linked to electromagnetic field exposure
SCIENCE DAILY A study of real-world exposure to non-ionizing radiation from magnetic fields in pregnant women found a significantly higher rate of miscarriage, providing new evidence regarding their potential health risks. 4 days
Male virgins can still acquire HPV, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Men who have never engaged in sexual intercourse are still at risk for acquiring HPV, according to a new study. 4 days
Non-ionizing radiation from magnetic fields could have adverse biological impacts on health
NEWS MEDICAL A study of real-world exposure to non-ionizing radiation from magnetic fields in pregnant women found a significantly higher rate of miscarriage, providing new evidence... 4 days
Plasmonic biosensors enable development of new easy-to-use health tests
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a biosensor that enables creating a range of new easy-to-use health tests similar to home pregnancy tests. The plasmonic biosensor can detect diseased exosomes even by the... 4 days
New insights into mosquito sex protein could provide strategies to control diseases
NEWS MEDICAL If you thought the sex lives of humans were complicated, consider the case of the female Aedes aegypti mosquito, bringer of Zika, dengue, and... 4 days
Fish and ships: Vessel traffic reduces communication ranges for Atlantic cod, haddock
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists studying sounds made by Atlantic cod and haddock at spawning sites in the Gulf of Maine have found that vessel traffic noise is... 4 days
Fish and ships: Vessel traffic reduces communication ranges for Atlantic cod, haddock
PHYS.ORG NOAA scientists studying sounds made by Atlantic cod and haddock at spawning sites in the Gulf of Maine have found that vessel traffic noise... 4 days
Study reveals impact of diabetes during pregnancy on baby's heart
NEWS MEDICAL A new study conducted at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA discovered how increased glucose levels caused either by... 4 days
Study on redback spiders finds seemingly abhorrent mating strategy appears to benefit both males and females
PHYS.ORG A mating strategy among redback spiders where males seek out immature females appears to benefit both... 5 days
Video: With climate change, are we like the whale in 'The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy?'
PHYS.ORG VIDEO One of many strange scenes in Douglas Adams's novel "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" involves a... 5 days
Upper body strength key factor in men's bodily attractiveness
PHYS.ORG What makes a man's body attractive? In many mammalian species, females evolved to prefer the strongest males. According to research from Griffith University, the same is true of humans. 5 days
New species of fish displays striking color difference between males and females
PHYS.ORG A new species of freshwater fish in the family Characidae, called Hyphessobrycon myrmex, exhibits an intriguing sexual dichromatism: Adult males are a deep reddish-orange,... 5 days
Female veterans experience improvement in low back pain with course of chiropractic care
NEWS MEDICAL A new study finds that female veterans—one of the fastest growing populations receiving treatment through the Veterans Administration health care system—experience improvement... 5 days
Mosquito sex protein could provide key to controlling disease
PHYS.ORG If you thought the sex lives of humans were complicated, consider the case of the female Aedes aegypti mosquito, bringer of Zika, dengue, and yellow fever: She mates but once,... 5 days
Researchers discover how high glucose levels in pregnancy affect baby's heart
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered how high glucose levels -- whether caused... 5 days
Self-efficacy in exercise adoption appears to positively influence female veterans with FM symptoms
NEWS MEDICAL For female Veterans with fibromyalgia (FM) symptoms, the impact of believing in their ability to begin and sustain a long-term exercise program... 5 days
New findings on brain estrogen may reveal cause of undiagnosed infertility problems
NEWS MEDICAL Estrogen produced in the brain is necessary for ovulation in monkeys, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who have upended the traditional... 5 days
Mosquito sex protein could provide key to controlling disease
SCIENCE DAILY A protein transferred from male to female mosquitoes during sex influences female mating behavior -- a phenomenon that could be exploited to limit the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses like Zika... 5 days
How diabetes in pregnancy affects baby's heart
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered how high glucose levels -- whether caused by diabetes or other factors -- keep heart cells from maturing normally. Their findings help explain why babies born to women with diabetes are... 5 days
Estrogen discovery could shed new light on fertility problems
SCIENCE DAILY Estrogen produced in the brain is necessary for ovulation in monkeys, according to researchers who have upended the traditional understanding of the hormonal cascade that leads to release of an... 5 days
African immigrants: How race and gender shape the American dream
SCIENCE DAILY Africans represent one of the fastest-growing immigrant groups in the United States, but women far outpace men for securing high-skilled jobs and earnings growth, indicates a new study. 5 days
Medical News Today: Causes and remedies for low blood pressure during pregnancy
MNT Low blood pressure, or hypotension, during pregnancy does not usually cause major health issues, and can be treated with at-home care. Learn more. 5 days
Sexual harassment of girls is widespread in schools, researchers find
PHYS.ORG A new study carried out by University of Warwick's Institute for Employment Research for the NEU teaching union and campaign group UK Feminista has found that over a... 5 days
African immigrants: How race and gender shape the American dream
PHYS.ORG Africans represent one of the fastest-growing immigrant groups in the United States, but women far outpace men for securing high-skilled jobs and earnings growth, indicates a new study... 5 days
Study shows promoting one woman helps many more
PHYS.ORG In the midst of intense national scrutiny of gender equality and sexual harassment in the workplace, one University of Virginia economist's work offers a glimpse of a solution. 6 days
Plankton swim against the current
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Zooplankton are often considered to be a passive source of food for fish and other aquatic animals. But at least one of their representatives, the millimetre-sized copepod (Eurytemora affinis), moves purposefully in turbulent water with "jumps." This fact... 6 days
Medical News Today: Should I worry about pearly penile papules?
MNT Pearly penile papules are harmless white spots that appear on the penis. Learn more about their symptoms and how to remove them here. 6 days
Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro: there's an app for that
PHYS.ORG Pregnant women struggling to bag a seat on the famously packed Tokyo subway could find their salvation in a new app connecting them with... 6 days
Exposure to air pollution just before or after conception raises risk of birth defects
SCIENCE DAILY Women exposed to air pollution just prior to conception or during the first month of pregnancy face an increased risk... 6 days
Hate crimes against LGBT+ people in deprived areas ignored
PHYS.ORG Hate crimes against LGBT+ residents in deprived neighbourhoods risk going unrecorded because housing associations rarely enquire about tenants' sexual or gender identity, research has found. 7 days
Female, rural physicians retiring earlier than previously thought in British Columbia
NEWS MEDICAL Physicians in British Columbia are retiring earlier than previously thought and many are reducing their working hours in the years leading up to retirement, found new... 7 days
Air pollution exposure before or after conception linked to increased risk of birth defects in children
NEWS MEDICAL Women exposed to air pollution just prior to conception or during the first month of pregnancy... 7 days
Medical News Today: How does menopause affect sex drive?
MNT Menopause can cause physical and emotional changes that impact a woman’s life, including her sex life. Learn about how to increase libido after menopause. 1 week
Anti-impotence drug found to be ineffective at improving outcomes for IUGR pregnancies
NEWS MEDICAL A University of Liverpool led international clinical trial has found an anti-impotence drug to be ineffective at improving outcomes for pregnancies complicated by fetal... 1 week
Research identifies 'invisible infertile' group missing from reproductive health survey data
NEWS MEDICAL New research from Lancaster University has identified the 'invisible infertile', a group of marginalized people missing from survey data sources because they do not fit neatly... 1 week
Before the Bus, Rosa Parks Was a Sexual Assault Investigator
HISTORY Why has history left out this piece of Rosa Parks' story? 1 week
Viagra 'ineffective' for fetal growth restriction
SCIENCE DAILY A clinical trial has found an anti-impotence drug to be ineffective at improving outcomes for pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction. 1 week
What keeps women from reporting sexual harassment?
PHYS.ORG New accounts of sexual harassment by powerful men appear almost daily. So why now and not sooner? One reason might be the "miniature legal systems" set up in business, government and other institutions to... 1 week
Childhood asthma linked to high maternal sugar intake during pregnancy
NEWS MEDICAL New research published today in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society reports that children born to mothers who drank a lot of sugary drinks during pregnancy may... 1 week
Prenatal and early-life consumption of sugary drinks may increase risk of mid-childhood asthma
NEWS MEDICAL Children between the ages of 7 and 9 may be at greater risk for developing asthma if they consumed high amounts of fructose in... 1 week
Link found between morning sickness, smoking and healthy pregnancies
SCIENCE DAILY A link between the 'old wives' tale that morning sickness may indicate a healthy pregnancy, and the reason smoking is so detrimental has been found, according to a new review.... 1 week
Stretching language to its limit
PHYS.ORG Language - humanity's finest attribute - becomes stretched to its limit when faced with sacrifice, sexuality, or the brutality of war and predation. In the article "A space that will never be filled: Sharp communication and the simultaneity... 1 week
California judge dismisses lawsuit over Google's pay to women, but it could be refiled
PHYS.ORG A lawsuit by three female former Google employees claiming that the company paid women less than men has been dismissed,... 1 week
Medical News Today: Are there side effects to masturbation?
MNT Masturbation is a normal and healthy sexual activity with few side effects. Learn about the benefits and potential side effects in this article. 1 week
Nobel Laureates say change is coming for women in sciences
PHYS.ORG A group of 2017 Nobel Laureates have addressed the lack of female representation in sciences ahead of the prize-awarding ceremony in Stockholm. 2 weeks
Reducing discrimination in AI with new methodology
PHYS.ORG VIDEO I finally had a chance to watch Hidden Figures on my long journey to Sydney, where I co-organized the second annual ICML Workshop on Human Interpretability (WHI). The film poignantly illustrates how discriminating by... 2 weeks
Marshmallow-like silicone gels used as insulation in containers for cryopreserved embryos
PHYS.ORG As the genetic modification of mice is increasingly prevalent in medical and biological research, so, too, is the need for an efficient way to transport cryopreserved... 2 weeks
Short online program improves ability of teen girls to communicate about safe sex
NEWS MEDICAL A recent study from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds that a 45-minute online... 2 weeks
Study shows effects of sex offender registration policies on children
NEWS MEDICAL A new study led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that children who were legally required to register as sex offenders were... 2 weeks
Student entrepreneurs develop device to combat gender violence
PHYS.ORG As many as one-third of the world's women, says Lena McDonnell '17, a Lehigh University computer science and engineering major, will be the victims of sexual assault at some point during their... 2 weeks
Litte Foot takes a bow
SCIENCE DAILY Little Foot is the only known virtually complete Australopithecus fossil discovered to date. It is by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found. It is also the oldest fossil... 2 weeks
Sexual harassment on the job still carries large impact, study shows
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have revisited workplace sexual harassment issues after the initial study was done nearly 20 years ago. 2 weeks
Hot flashes may increase risk of developing diabetes, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Hot flashes, undoubtedly the most common symptom of menopause, are not just uncomfortable and inconvenient, but numerous studies demonstrate they may increase the risk of serious health problems,... 2 weeks
Hot flashes could be precursor to diabetes, study suggests
SCIENCE DAILY Hot flashes, undoubtedly the most common symptom of menopause, are not just uncomfortable and inconvenient, but numerous studies demonstrate they may increase the risk of serious health problems, including heart... 2 weeks
Researchers unravel novel mechanism of estrogen action on heart physiology
NEWS MEDICAL Estrogens are powerful hormones important for the formation and function of the nervous, reproductive and cardiovascular systems. 2 weeks
Researchers find high levels of stress hormone cortisol in pregnant women with PTSD
NEWS MEDICAL Research has shown that a woman's emotional and physical health during pregnancy impacts a developing fetus. However, less is known about the... 2 weeks
Girls will be boys: Sex reversal in dragon lizards
SCIENCE DAILY One of Australia's iconic lizard species is hiding a secret -- female central bearded dragon embryos temporarily grow the lizard equivalent of a penis during development. Researchers made the discovery... 2 weeks
When contact sports cause concussion injuries, who comes out ahead?
SCIENCE DAILY Concussions are common injuries among contact sport athletes. While most athletes experience full recovery within a few weeks and can return to their sport, according to a new... 2 weeks
Pregnant women with PTSD have higher levels of stress hormone cortisol
SCIENCE DAILY A woman's emotional and physical health during pregnancy impacts a developing fetus, research shows. However, less is known about the effect of past stressors and posttraumatic... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Battle of the sexes: Are women fitter than men?
MNT A new study investigates how women's bodies respond to aerobic fitness in comparison with men's, and it suggests that women are naturally more athletic. 2 weeks
Wing structure vital in producing a range of tones in bush-cricket mating calls
SCIENCE DAILY The structure of the sound generators in the wings of male bush-crickets is critical for producing tonality within the long-range mating calls... 2 weeks
Wing structure vital in producing a range of tones in bush-cricket mating calls
PHYS.ORG The structure of the sound generators in the wings of male bush-crickets is critical for producing tonality within the long-range mating calls... 2 weeks
Girls will be boys: Sex reversal in dragon lizards
PHYS.ORG One of Australia's iconic lizard species is hiding a secret - female central bearded dragon embryos temporarily grow the lizard equivalent of a penis during development. 2 weeks
Shorter course of radiation may be preferred treatment for men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among males in the United States. Approximately, 180,000 men are diagnosed each year,... 2 weeks
Important foraging hotspots for loggerhead turtle rookery identified
SCIENCE DAILY Sea turtles are what they eat -- but where they eat may be even more important. Females who eat in southern areas tend to have more offspring. 2 weeks
Refrigeration technology to maintain cold-stored mouse sperm viability for 10 days
PHYS.ORG A Japanese research team from Kumamoto University has succeeded in developing a refrigeration preservation technology that maintains the fertilization functionality of mouse sperm for 10 days.... 2 weeks
Facebook's Sandberg warns of backlash against women
PHYS.ORG Sheryl Sandberg warned of a potential backlash against women and urged companies to put into place clear policies on how allegations of sexual harassment are handled. 2 weeks
Online risks are routine for teens, most bounce back
PHYS.ORG Teens routinely encounter online risks, such as sexual solicitations, cyberbullying and explicit material, but research shows that the negative effects of such exposure appear to be temporary, vanishing for most... 2 weeks
Online risks are routine for teens, most bounce back
SCIENCE DAILY Teens routinely encounter online risks, such as sexual solicitations, cyberbullying and explicit material, but research shows that the negative effects of such exposure appear to be temporary, vanishing for most... 2 weeks
Refrigeration technology to maintain cold-stored mouse sperm viability for 10 days
SCIENCE DAILY A research team has succeeded in developing a refrigeration preservation technology that maintains the fertilization functionality of mouse sperm for 10 days. Previously, the maximum freezing... 2 weeks
German paramedic convicted of raping women in research hoax
ABC NEWS German court sentences paramedic to 10 years in prison for giving women sedatives he claimed were for medical research and then sexually assaulting them 2 weeks
Video: With climate change, are we like the whale in 'The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy?'
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Plankton swim against the current
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Reducing discrimination in AI with new methodology
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