hormones
Abscisic Acid’s Role in Ferns Finally Determined
Abscisic Acid’s Role in Ferns Finally Determined
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2017
Researchers solve the mystery of 15-year-old mutant ferns with disrupted sex determination.
Moving Past the Myth of a Simple Biological Difference Between the Sexes
Moving Past the Myth of a Simple Biological Difference Between the Sexes
Cordelia Fine | Jan 1, 2017
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.
Famed Pediatric Endocrinologist Dies
Famed Pediatric Endocrinologist Dies
Kerry Grens | Dec 6, 2016
Melvin Grumbach, a clinician and researcher who described the hormonal dynamics of puberty and numerous endocrine disorders, has passed away at age 90.
Neuron Populations Involved in Mouse Olfaction Change Over Time
Neuron Populations Involved in Mouse Olfaction Change Over Time
Jef Akst | Nov 1, 2016
Male mice exposed to females, their urine, or a chemical in their urine lost sensory neurons in their vomeronasal organs that respond to that chemical.
The Trouble With Sex in Science
The Trouble With Sex in Science
Kerry Grens | Aug 9, 2016
Researchers argue for the consideration of hormones and sex chromosomes in preclinical experiments.
What’s in a Voice?
What’s in a Voice?
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2016
More than you think (or could make use of)
“Hunger Hormone” No More?
“Hunger Hormone” No More?
Ruth Williams | Apr 20, 2016
Ghrelin promotes fat storage not feeding, according to a study.
Newly Discovered Hormone Explains Disease
Newly Discovered Hormone Explains Disease
Kerry Grens | Apr 15, 2016
Patients with neonatal progeroid syndrome lack a glucose-releasing hormone, while people with insulin resistance have an abundance.
Hunger Hormone Slows Aging in Mice
Hunger Hormone Slows Aging in Mice
Kerry Grens | Feb 3, 2016
Signs of getting older are less common among rodents with ramped-up ghrelin production.
Hormone Hangover
Hormone Hangover
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Feb 1, 2016
Medication to prevent prematurity in humans harms cognitive flexibility in rats.