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Latest Sexual differentiation Stories

2014-08-04 09:29:32

New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis helps explain why brain tumors occur more often in males and frequently are more harmful than similar tumors in females.

2014-04-22 14:29:27

Men's susceptibility to serious health conditions may be influenced by low exposure to testosterone in the womb, new research suggests.

2013-03-20 10:31:54

Sexually naïve male mice respond differently to the chemical signals emitted by newborn pups than males that have mated and lived with pregnant females.

2013-01-04 11:06:52

So, is it a girl or a boy?

First Time Evidence: Leftover Male Fetal DNA Found In Female Brains
2012-09-27 09:59:56

A small amount of male DNA can be found in the brains of women, something researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) believe may be the result of leftover DNA in the mother’s body...

2011-09-27 13:19:22

New research presented today at the European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology meeting has found a genetic region, which may control testicle development in the fetus.

2011-07-20 17:33:15

University of Minnesota Medical School and College of Biological Sciences researchers have made a key discovery showing that male sex must be maintained throughout life.

2010-12-03 15:45:42

Scientists have discovered that the alteration of a single gene could cause some male embryos to develop as females.

2010-12-02 21:37:54

A variety of genetic factors are involved in sex determination.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.