In what is being called the "world's first" instance of gender-reversed genitalia, scientists have found four species of insects with female "penises." The species live in dry Brazilian caves ...
Fri 18 Apr 14 from TIME
Technique could be used in new treatments for Parkinson's disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis
Fri 18 Apr 14 from Science Now
The moment of conception: Scientists isolate protein that governs first contact between egg and sperm
The moment of first contact between an egg and a sperm is controlled by a key molecule on the surface of the egg cell that allows it to fuse with a sperm to form a fertilised egg, scientists ...
Wed 16 Apr 14 from The Independent
Bikers, hikers, campers and anyone else interested in the potential of carrying around lightweight, powdered alcohol that only needs a little water to become a cocktail now have reason to be ...
13 hours ago from Gizmag
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers working at Harvard Medical School has found that it is possible to teach rhesus monkeys to perform simple addition. In their paper published in Proceedings ...
21 hours ago from Phys.org
Despite its potentially harmful effects in children, codeine continues to be prescribed in U.S. emergency rooms, according to new research from UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco.
Sun 20 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress
In parallel with modern man (Homo sapiens), there were other, extinct types of humans with whom we lived side by side, such as Neanderthals and the recently discovered Denisovans of Siberia. ...
14 hours ago from Phys.org
GLUCOSE LOW: Having low blood glucose means you are more likely to stick pins in a voodoo doll that represents your spouse, a new study suggests.
Mon 14 Apr 14 from ABC Science
The deadly virus had been linked to contact with camels, but hints of a rise in human contagion have been muddied by a sluggish Saudi response
12 hours ago from TIME
Mammograms with false-positive results were associated with increased short-term anxiety for women, and more women with false-positive results reported that they were more likely to undergo ...
Mon 21 Apr 14 from Medical Xpress
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