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Are the Brains of Transgender People Different from Those of Cisgender People?
Shawna Williams | Mar 1, 2018
Research into the biological basis of gender identity is in its infancy, but clues are beginning to emerge.
The Skin We’re In
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2018
How can science inform the debate on gender?
Infographic: Searching for the Neural Basis of Gender
Shawna Williams | Feb 28, 2018
Brain studies have yielded a mixed picture of the neural similarities and differences between people of different genders.
First Documented Case of Transgender Mother Breastfeeding
Kerry Grens | Feb 15, 2018
Doctors report that a regimen of hormones, an antiemetic drug, and pumping gave the woman enough milk production to feed her baby exclusively breastmilk for six weeks.
To Give Cancer Survivors a Chance to Conceive, Scientists are Designing Artificial Ovaries
Ashley Yeager | Jan 1, 2018
The goal is to house patients’ follicles in a specially designed tissue matrix and reinsert them after treatment.
Science on Reddit in 2016
Kerry Grens | Dec 30, 2016
A conversation with Nate Allen, head moderator of r/Science
Retracted Study’s Strategy Resurrected
Bob Grant | Apr 11, 2016
Researchers replicate the methods used in a falsified 2014 study that claimed short, in-person conversations could sway attitudes on same-sex marriage, this time reporting that the technique worked on people initially opposed to transgender rights.