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Bob Grant | Aug 1, 2016
Idiot Brain, Wild Sex, Why Diets Make Us Fat
The Ethics of Invention
Staff | Jul 31, 2016
Biologist Carin Bondar delivers a TED talk about the wilder side of sex.
Male Docs in Academia Earn More: Study
Kerry Grens | Jul 12, 2016
Female physicians working at medical schools in the U.S. make about $51,000 less than their male counterparts on average.
Kerry Grens | Feb 5, 2016
Dip in Brazilian microcephaly cases; Zika transmitted via sex and blood transfusion; deaths in Colombia
Supergene Explains Ruff Mating
Jef Akst | Nov 18, 2015
Two sequencing studies reveal the genetics underlying the sexual behavior of the European and Asian birds.
Evolution of the Penis
Kerry Grens | Oct 30, 2015
A phallus-less reptile goes through a developmental stage with external genitalia, suggesting a common origin for the organ among amniotes.
Sex on the Brain
Margaret M. McCarthy | Oct 1, 2015
Masculinization of the developing rodent brain leads to significant structural differences between the two sexes.
“Female Viagra” Approved
Jef Akst | Aug 19, 2015
The US Food and Drug Administration OKs the first drug for female sexual dysfunction.
Fending Off Infection in Future Generations
Jef Akst | Aug 17, 2015
Female fruit flies challenged with infection during their lifetimes have offspring with greater genetic diversity.
Lizard Swaps Mode of Deciding Its Sex
Kerry Grens | Jul 1, 2015
Sex assignment in bearded dragons can flip from one based on chromosomes to one driven by temperature, researchers report.