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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...
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...
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...
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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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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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...
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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If patients return to Dr. Crystal Bowe soon after taking medication for a sexually transmitted infection, she usually knows the...
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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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Facebook on Friday said it will no longer require employees to resolve sexual harassment claims via arbitration, mirroring a move by Google.
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...
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 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 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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Around one in three lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals who are bullied at school will have similar experiences in the workplace later...
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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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High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase the risk of heart attack in both...
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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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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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Around one in three lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals who are bullied at school will have similar experiences in the workplace later in life, according to new research by Anglia Ruskin University.
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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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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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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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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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According to a new study that used data from the National Survey of Family Growth 2006-2015, lesbian women were less likely to...
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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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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...
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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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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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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A study has shown that exposure to violence early in life -- such as physical, emotional, or sexual abuse -- is associated with faster biological aging, including pubertal development and...
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NIH BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) has debuted its first data release, which focuses on...
Almost half of our DNA is made up of jumping genes, moving around the genome in developing sperm and egg cells. They trigger DNA damage, mutations, sterility or death. Organisms have survived these invasions, but little...
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Penile cancer is cancer that affects the penis and other male genitals. It often begins on the skin. Penile cancer is relatively rare and is highly...
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"Handy bit of research finds sexuality can be determined by the lengths of people's fingers" was one recent headline based...
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VIDEO Amazon decided to shut down its experimental artificial intelligence (AI) recruiting tool after discovering it discriminated against women. The company created the tool to trawl the...
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A study in Biological Psychiatry has shown that exposure to violence early in life—such as physical, emotional, or sexual abuse—is associated with faster biological aging, including...
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Since Carnegie Institution's Barbara McClintock received her Nobel Prize on her discovery of jumping genes in 1983, we have learned that almost half of our DNA is made up of jumping genes—called transposons. Given their ability...
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Edible dormice are extremely long-lived thanks to their seasonal dormancy with hibernation periods lasting between at six and eleven months. Researchers hypothesized that older animals should shorten their winter dormancy in favor...
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In the Virtual Curation Laboratory, the lab's director, Bernard Means, Ph.D., is holding a realistic-looking 3-D printed replica of a human skull...
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Edible dormice are extremely long-lived for their size, thanks to their seasonal dormancy. The animals are veritable record holders in longevity, with hibernation periods lasting between...
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Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers are expected to walk off the job Thursday morning to protest the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual...
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Men who have undergone bariatric surgery as a long-term way of losing weight might also benefit from increased testosterone levels post-surgery. However, there is no evidence that the sperm quality of a patient improves.
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Google-parent Alphabet on Wednesday confirmed that an executive accused of sexual harassment left the company without an exit package as tension over its handling of such matters heightened.
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New Vanderbilt research finds how long humans and other live--and when they reach sexual maturity-- may have more...
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A single protein regulates a battery of key genes inside developing sperm, according to a new study out of Case Western Reserve University School...
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Ashley and Bliss Coulter from Mountain Springs, Texas, have become the first-ever same-sex couple to take part in the birth of a child using Reciprocal effortless IVF.
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When the male bearded manakin snaps its wings at lightning speed, it's more than part of an elaborate, acrobatic mating ritual. The tiny muscle doing the heavy lifting...
Headline issues, from immigration to sexual assault, are causing significant stress among members of Generation Z -- those between ages 15 and...
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New research finds how long humans and other warm-blooded animals live -- and when they reach sexual maturity -- may have more to do...
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A single protein regulates a battery of key genes inside developing sperm, according to a new study. Scientists discovered the protein -- called Dazl -- controls a network...
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A single protein regulates a battery of key genes inside developing sperm, according to a new study out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Scientists discovered...
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Final results of a clinical trial show continued evidence that women who get injections of the hormone drug goserelin along with standard breast cancer chemotherapy are more likely to become...
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By the end of every spring semester, students in my introductory biology course at Vanderbilt University have become quite familiar with natural variation in human sex chromosomes. They know, for example, that most females have two...
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A major study into maths attainment has found that boys and girls perform equally in the subject, dispelling long-held myths around gender and education.
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VIDEO When the male bearded manakin snaps its wings at lightning speed, it's more than part of an elaborate, acrobatic mating ritual. The tiny muscle doing the heavy lifting...
Final results of SWOG Cancer Research Network's groundbreaking international Prevention of Early Menopause Study clinical trial are in, and they show continued evidence that women who...
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Many people go online to find their perfect match in a romantic or sexual partner but find that racial discrimination is prevalent. Ryan Wade is a professor of...
VIDEO Inequity in cities has a long history. The importance of social and community planning to meet the challenge...
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A substance in young mouse tears makes female mice more likely to reject male sexual advances. This research is part of ongoing efforts at the University of Tokyo to understand how animals communicate using chemicals called pheromones.
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TherapeuticsMD, Inc., an innovative women's healthcare company, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration has approved BIJUVA (estradiol and...
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Transgender civil rights could be stripped away if the Trump administration moves forward with a reported narrow definition of gender.
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Jack Grafe and Jace Grafe were assigned female sex at birth and later revealed themselves to one another as transgender.
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A set of twin brothers who transitioned from female to male are sharing their story in hopes to help others who may be struggling with their...
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Sex differences in cannabis use are beginning to be explained with the aid of brain studies in animals and humans.
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A substance in young mice's tears makes female mice more likely to reject male sexual advances. This research is part of ongoing efforts at the University of Tokyo...
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Archaeopteryx was first described as the ‘missing link’ between reptiles and birds in 1861 — and is now regarded as the link between dinosaurs...
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Internet titans Google and Amazon came under an investor cloud after posting disappointing sales updates, with the search leader also on the defensive for reportedly hushing up sexual misconduct.
Exposure to wood smoke can have different effects on the respiratory immune systems of men and women -- effects that may be obscured when data from...
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A substance in young mice's tears makes female mice more likely to reject male sexual advances. This research is part of ongoing efforts to understand how animals communicate using chemicals called pheromones. Direct connections between human and mouse...
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The Picts have long been regarded as a mysterious people, leaving behind little evidence of their presence other than their...
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Two male penguins who paired up as a "same-sex couple" have successfully incubated a baby chick and are "doting" on their tiny offspring, an Australian aquarium announced Friday.
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According to latest statistics, one young person is diagnosed with a sexually-transmitted infection (STI) every four minutes in England.
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Google said Thursday it fired 48 employees in the past two years, including 13 senior executives, as a result of sexual harassment allegations, citing "an increasingly hard line"...
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Archaeologists have unearthed what are potentially the oldest weapons ever found in North America: eleven spearpoints dating to about 15,500 years ago, a new study finds.
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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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