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Hormonal Male Contraceptive to Enter Clinical Trial

By Jef Akst | December 21, 2017

The gel, which men rub on their upper bodies daily, delivers synthetic progestin to block the testes from producing normal levels of sperm.

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Book Excerpt from Testosterone Rex

By Cordelia Fine | January 1, 2017

In Chapter 6, “The Hormonal Essence of the T-Rex?” author Cordelia Fine considers the biological dogma that testes, and the powerful hormones they exude, are the root of all sexual inequality.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | July 1, 2015

Stoned, Anxious, The Deeper Genome, and Testosterone

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Autism-Hormone Link Found

By Bob Grant | June 4, 2014

A study documents boys with autism who were exposed to elevated levels of testosterone, cortisol, and other hormones in utero.

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A Hair-Raising Solution?

By Dan Cossins | September 1, 2013

In the long-fought battle against baldness, researchers are finally identifying molecular pathways that can be manipulated to generate new hair follicles.

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image: Book Excerpt from <em>The Hour Between Dog and Wolf</em>

Book Excerpt from The Hour Between Dog and Wolf

By John Coates | September 5, 2012

In his latest book, author John Coates describes the tension and exultation of the trading floor from a biological perspective.

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Sex, Deconstructed

By Megan Scudellari | February 2, 2012

Hormones in the brain control sex-specific behaviors by activating individual genetic programs.

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image: The Ups and Downs of Fatherhood

The Ups and Downs of Fatherhood

By Cristina Luiggi | September 13, 2011

Caring for a child can suppress testosterone levels in men.

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image: Digit Ratio and Sex Hormones

Digit Ratio and Sex Hormones

By Tia Ghose | September 6, 2011

Men and women may have different finger-length ratios as a result of different sex hormone exposure during early embryonic development.

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