News tagged with sex cells

A deeper take on our sexual nature

The organs in our body may have a sexual identity of their own, new research suggests. The idea that our organs could be "male" or "female" raises the possibility that women and men may need different treatments as a result. ...

Feb 18, 2016
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In vitro gametogenes: Just another way to have a baby?

New analysis by a George Washington University academic examines the possibility of using in vitro gametogenesis (IVG) for human reproduction and its ethical and practical implications. The paper is published today in the ...

Dec 17, 2015
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Extra brain cells make males remember sex

A pair of neurons have been found in the brain of male nematode worms that allow them to remember and seek sex even at the expense of food. These neurons, which are male-specific, are required for sex-based differences in ...

Oct 14, 2015
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Females ignored in basic medical research

A new study from Northwestern Medicine has found that surgical researchers rarely use female animals or female cells in their published studies—despite a huge body of evidence showing that sex differences can play a crucial ...

Aug 28, 2014
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