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How Much Do Sex Differences Matter in Mouse Studies?

By | February 24, 2017

Examining both male and female model organisms is worth the extra effort and added costs, most experts maintain, but whether the results translate to human studies is less clear.  

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Contributors

By | January 1, 2017

Meet some of the people featured in the January 2017 issue of The Scientist.

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The public may still believe that male-specific traits, such as high testosterone levels, lead to many of the gender inequalities that exist in society, but science tells a different story.

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Sex Differences in Immune Response

By | June 21, 2016

Female mice lacking an immune receptor are better than males at fighting certain viral infections.

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Speaking of Neuroscience

By | October 22, 2015

A selection of notable quotes from the Society for Neuroscience meeting

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Sex Differences in TBI

By | October 20, 2015

Researchers are finding that male and female mice may respond to traumatic brain injuries differently.

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Newfound Neurons

By | October 19, 2015

Researchers identify a new type of brain cell in male Caenorhabditis elegans.

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Sex on the Brain

By | October 1, 2015

Masculinization of the developing rodent brain leads to significant structural differences between the two sexes.

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Contributors

By | October 1, 2015

Meet some of the people featured in the October 2015 issue of The Scientist.

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Special Delivery

By | October 1, 2015

Neurons in new brains and old

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