puberty
The Rising Research Profile of 23andMe
The Rising Research Profile of 23andMe
Catherine Offord | Nov 30, 2017
An exploration of the genetics of earlobe attachment is just the latest collaborative research project to come out of the personal genetic testing company.
Fast-Tracking Sexual Maturation
Fast-Tracking Sexual Maturation
Ruth Williams | Nov 1, 2017
The brains and bodies of young female rats can be accelerated into puberty by the presence of an older male or by stimulation of the genitals.
Sexual Touch Promotes Early Puberty
Sexual Touch Promotes Early Puberty
Ruth Williams | Sep 21, 2017
The brains and bodies of young female rats can be accelerated into puberty by the presence of an older male or by stimulation of the genitals.
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.
Fish Size, Vision Skills Explained
Fish Size, Vision Skills Explained
Kerry Grens | Nov 5, 2015
Scientists describe molecular underpinnings of salmon size and of fishes’ ability to navigate murky environments in separate studies.
The Genetics of Menarche
The Genetics of Menarche
Kerry Grens | Jul 24, 2014
Hundreds of loci in the genome are associated with the age at which a girl starts menstruating.