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Understanding why women are less successful at networking is vital for the development of gender equality in the work place. A study, published by...
Male salmon are maturing earlier and becoming smaller, and it shows in their genes. This was the discovery of a study that examined scale samples from salmon over a 40-year...
Researchers have found that a protein in the cell membranes of sperm plays a key role in how they find their way to eggs. The PMCA protein may also help...
A new study finds that bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race...
Growing up with dogs is linked to a lower risk of asthma, especially if the dogs are female, a new study from...
Researchers have found that a protein in the cell membranes of sperm plays a key role in how...
With approximately 9.7 million women in the U.S. suffering with diabetes and almost 50 million U.S. adults with prediabetes, most of the women are experiencing uncomfortable...
A new study finds that bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such...
Call it instinct, but something compels some animals to behave in certain ways, perhaps programs in their genes. Researchers have directly connected activities of...
The first Human Cell Atlas study of early pregnancy in humans has shown how the function of the maternal immune...
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Two new studies provide evidence that previous Dengue infection in pregnant mothers may lead to increased...
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Male songbirds that had better early life conditions as nestlings sing more often and produce more complex songs as adults, according to a study...
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A vast range of products claim to increase the size or girth of a person’s penis, though these methods are rarely backed up by scientific research. We look at the effectiveness and...
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Male salmon are maturing earlier and becoming smaller, and it shows in their genes. This was the discovery of a study that examined scale samples from salmon in the River...
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Call it instinct, but something compels some animals to behave in certain ways, perhaps programs in...
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Leading up to the recent midterm elections in the United States, pundits predicted women voters and candidates would alter the race.
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With insomnia being a common symptom of menopause, research has shown that women who undergo surgical menopause are at an increased risk of insomnia compared with women who...
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Insomnia is one of the most common symptoms of menopause, with nearly 20% of postmenopausal women reporting sleep disturbances.
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With symptoms such as dryness, burning, or itching of the vagina, vulvovaginal atrophy is estimated to affect up to 98%...
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A Cambodian court has charged 11 pregnant women and seven other people with violating laws against surrogate births; Cambodia outlawed surrogacy in 2016 after becoming a destination for foreign parents
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According to new research, epigenetic changes found in the offspring exposed to maternal smoking during pregnancy or in current smokers are linked...
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A new study shows that food insecurity in pregnant women being treated for opioid use disorder may be associated with increased risk for their infants receiving...
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Women militia fighters make a positive choice to join combat units and are motivated by similar factors to male fighters,...
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German authorities say a male nurse is suspected of killing six elderly patients, and attempting to kill at least three more over a period of almost a year
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Climate change could pose a threat to male fertility -- according to new research. New findings reveal that heatwaves damage sperm in insects - with negative impacts for fertility across generations. The research team say that male infertility...
Climate change could pose a threat to male fertility - according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
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A variety of animals have male-specific ornament traits and these ornaments are favored by female choice. Which male traits are preferred by females often varies among females. Genetic mechanisms that...
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The size of a male house sparrow's bib has long been associated with the bird's fighting abilities and status within the flock. But an international team of researchers has shown there is...
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If patients return to Dr. Crystal Bowe soon after taking medication for a sexually transmitted infection, she usually knows the...
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VIDEO Climate change could pose a threat to male fertility—according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
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Women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy if they live in areas with lots of shops selling cigarettes, a study shows.
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A warming climate is pushing organisms towards the circumpolar areas and mountain peaks. A recently conducted study on changes in bird populations reveals that protected areas slow down the north-bound retreat of...
A team led by UC Davis researchers have come up with a new way to estimate the biological sex of human skeletal...
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Researchers have come up with a new way to estimate the biological sex of human skeletal remains based on protein traces from...
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In October, major news outlets like The New York Times ran articles with headlines like "Transgender' Could Be Defined Out of Existence Under Trump Administration." Here, the Office of Equality...
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Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have shown that the environment-driven evolution of a unique ovipositor in the female fruit fly Drosophila suzukii may have caused coevolution of the male genitalia; new features were found to cause...
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Researchers have shown that the environment-driven evolution of a unique ovipositor in the female fruit fly Drosophila suzukii may have caused coevolution of the male genitalia; new features were found to cause mechanical incompatibility during reproduction...
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Facebook on Friday said it will no longer require employees to resolve sexual harassment claims via arbitration, mirroring a move by Google.
New research suggests that infant girls fed soy formula are more likely to develop severe menstrual...
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The number of severe maternal morbidities (SMM) a pregnant woman has is highly linked to her risk of maternal death, according to a new study by...
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Sexually active teenagers who were offered rapid, confidential chlamydia testing and same-day treatment at college mostly did not take up the offer, largely due to ignorance about the...
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Realization of the quantum spin Hall effect in graphene devices has remained an outstanding challenge dating back to the inception of the...
Johannesburg Zoo is under mounting pressure to send a lonely elephant to an animal sanctuary after her male companion died last month.
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VIDEO Since the age of the Roman Empire and the story of how the twins Romulus and Remus were raised by a wolf, tales of interspecies adoptions have captivated...
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Girls in the UK are often told that they can do whatever they want. That nothing can stop...
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Researchers at Umeå university in Sweden have published a new study showing that the gut bacteria can carry information of past experiences of an altered environment from parents to offspring. Eggs and sperm are...
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Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after thousands of high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest over...
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A study from the Family Acceptance Project has found that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender young people who...
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The immune system of a pregnant woman is altered during pregnancy, but not in the way previously believed, according to results from a study at Linköping University, Sweden.
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According to a large population study from the United Kingdom, women who smoke or those who have high blood pressure or diabetes are at a greater risk of...
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The peopling of the Andean highlands above 2500 m in elevation was a complex process that included cultural, biological, and genetic adaptations....
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Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest over its male-dominated culture.
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The immune system of a pregnant woman is altered during pregnancy, but not in the way previously believed, according to a new...
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The lack of safe and discreet menstrual hygiene options contributes to lost workplace productivity and missed schooling for millions of women and girls around the world. A technical solution called S.H.E. strives to address...
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Forget swiping though endless profiles. Dating apps are using artificial intelligence to suggest where to go on a first date, recommend what to say and even find a...
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When Chlamydia trachomatis, the bacterium that causes one of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide, infects a human cell, it hijacks parts of...
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Cosmetic surgery to reduce the masculine appearance of the "Adam's apple" has a high patient satisfaction rate, according to a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery--Global Open®, the...
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Research is showing how Magellanic penguins fare during the winter months when they spend months at sea feeding. They have...
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High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase the risk of heart attack in both...
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A marijuana-like drug given to male rats during adolescence changed the structure of their brains.
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Evolutionary theory predicts that the fitness of an individual is maximized when the genetic differences between its parents...
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Theory predicts that the fitness of an individual is maximized when the genetic distance between its parents (i.e., mating distance) is neither too small nor too large. However,...
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Why is the endangered western North Atlantic right whale population growing far more slowly than those of southern right whales,...
When Chlamydia trachomatis, the bacterium that causes one of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide, enters a human cell, it hijacks parts of the host to build protective layers around itself. Inside this makeshift fortress, the bug...
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When Chlamydia trachomatis, the bacterium that causes one of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide, infects a human cell, it hijacks parts of the host to build protective layers around itself.
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Every autumn in the Southern Hemisphere, Magellanic penguins leave their coastal nesting sites in South America. For adults, their summer...
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VIDEO Common sight along road sides in south Cameroon and western Gabon, and growing in hard-to-be-missed dense colonies, it remains a mystery how...
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The prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting among girls up to the age of 14 has fallen sharply in most regions of Africa over the past three...
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Adrenal cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands make cortisol, aldosterone, and sex hormones. In this article, learn...
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Millions of couples who have trouble conceiving may get relief from new research. The researchers have developed a high-resolution genetic map showing how men produce sperm cells. Their effort could...
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A new study has examined whether managing weight during pregnancy might affect children's bone mass. In under/normal weight mothers, weight gain during pregnancy was associated with...
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Steps must be taken to promote gender equality to ensure more women view history as an academic option and profession, according to a new report published by the Royal Historical Society (RHS)...
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Millions of couples who have trouble conceiving may get relief from new research led by scientists at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
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Millions of couples who have trouble conceiving may get relief from new research led by scientists at The University of Texas at San Antonio....
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A new study has examined whether managing weight during pregnancy might affect children's bone mass.
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A new study has examined whether managing weight during pregnancy might affect children's bone mass.
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In an Acta Ophthalmologica analysis of 11 relevant articles, maternal smoking during pregnancy was associated with a 46 percent increased risk that offspring will...
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A University of Kent study into postnatal depression found the odds of developing this condition increased by 79% when mothers had baby boys compared to baby girls.
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When an endangered female North Atlantic right whale spends months, even years, disentangling itself from cast-off fishing nets, there's not much energy left over for mating and nursing...
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The U.S. Department of Defense has granted the "Impact Award" to explore new therapeutic options against advanced prostate...
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The immune system might play an important role in the development of postpartum depression after a stressful pregnancy, new research suggests.
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A new study into postnatal depression (PND) found the odds of developing this condition increased by 79 percent when mothers had baby...
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A research group has studied whether parents' gender preferences and investment in offspring are affected by their status, wealth, education or childhood environment. Instead, parental preferences were best predicted by their sex. These results...
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Egypt says archaeologists working at a dig in Cairo have found several fragments of stone slabs with inscriptions dating back up to 4,000 years.
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Male chlamydial urethritis is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) that affects the male urethra. Many people with this STI do not have any symptoms, but it can cause pain or discomfort....
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Researchers have seen cognitive changes in the offspring of rats exposed to heavy amounts of cannabis. Their work is one of the rare studies to look at the effects of cannabis during...
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Some women experience a sharp pain when they ovulate. Also known as mittelschmerz pain, it may occur suddenly or in the middle of a woman’s cycle and may affect only one side...
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In the wake of #MeToo, the hashtag #HowIWillChange asked men to come forward on Twitter to discuss ways in which they would change their own behavior to prevent sexual violence and mitigate harm for...
Sit back, clear your mind, and let this imagery sink in: "buckets and buckets and buckets full of tiny octopi."
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Separate studies explore why women are less likely to receive bystander CPR. A small survey found that people may worry that chest compressions by bystanders will seem improper or may hurt women. A virtual...
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People are more prejudiced against women leaders than the statistics might indicate. This could be because participants in surveys investigating attitudes towards men and women in leadership positions...
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Finnish and American researchers in evolutionary biology conducted an online experiment and survey revealing that women prefer and are more likely to invest in their daughters and men...
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A study conducted by researchers at Washington State University has found changes in cognitive ability among the offspring of rats exposed to...
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Washington State University researchers have seen cognitive changes in the offspring of rats exposed to heavy amounts of cannabis. Their work is...
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During the past year, thousands of women have shared their stories about sexual harassment and assault as part of the Me Too movement. Although many of...
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Scientists at USC have discovered biomarkers for fetal birth defects in the blood of pregnant women infected with Zika.
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The National Toxicology Program concluded there is clear evidence that male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation...
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As prospective parents increasingly seek sperm donors online, an international study has analyzed what sort of men are donating sperm in this informal setting as opposed to a traditional clinic....
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As a woman ages, choosing when to try for a second or third child means weighing fertility odds against the risks of getting pregnant again too soon. A...
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A narwhal frolics with the belugas: Why interspecies adoptions happen
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An overlooked giant: Useful and abundant, African 'Zam' palm newly described for science
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Amazon's sexist hiring algorithm could still be better than a human
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How the world's fastest muscle created four unique bird species
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Crowd-mapping gender equality – a powerful tool for shaping a better city launches in Melbourne
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