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Six stereotypes about men and women that are scientifically true

Gender stereotypes have made numerous headlines around the world recently. First there was an Israeli finding that men are categorically not from Mars and women not from Venus; then there was the earth-shattering backlash from academics in Norway, who found that men are better at assembling IKEA …

Oxytocin might raise, not lower, anxiety in women - Futurity

Most clinical trials testing oxytocin as a treatment for anxiety don't include women, but that's a mistake, according to a new study with mice.

Women Who Changed Fashion: The Thinkers and Businesswomen

Celebrating the ladies who left their mark on the industry.<p>Women have spearheaded some of the most influential concepts in the business of fashion. Whether it's the founder of New York Fashion Week or Net-a-Porter, fearless leaders like these have always innovated the world of style.

Researchers create World's first ibuprofen patch - delivering pain relief directly through skin

Researchers at the University of Warwick have worked with Coventry-based Medherant, a Warwick spinout company, to produce and patent the World's …

The Truth about Fetal Tissue Research

Every month, Lishan Su receives a small test tube on ice from a company in California. In it is a piece of liver from a human fetus aborted at …

Prenatal Development

World's First Dengue Vaccine Approved After 20 Years of Research

The first vaccine against dengue fever won clearance in Mexico, an initial step toward preventing a mosquito-borne infection that puts half of the …

Public Health

Toxoplasma Parasite Alters Host's Personality and Brain Behavior

<b>Melbourne researchers have discovered how a common parasite hijacks host cells and stockpiles food so it can lie dormant for decades, possibly</b> …

Exercise Can Boost Your 'Visual' Brainpower, And Here's How

Scientists have long known that going hard in the gym benefits the brain as much as it does brawn, from improving long-term memory to enhancing the amount of your brain's gray matter.<p>Now, a new small study that was published in the journal Current Biology on Monday suggests that a good workout -- …

The Brain

Is Sexism All in Your Brain?

A new study says the brains of misogynists are also super-dense in regions that control fear and anger. But there’s a twist.<p>Sexism is deeply …

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson Splits with Eleanor Calder

It’s over for One Direction‘s Louis Tomlinson and girlfriend Eleanor Calder.<p>“Louis and Eleanor split up two weeks ago,” a rep confirms to PEOPLE. …

When female hormones go crazy: The real reason we’re tired, horny or angry

When female hormones go crazy, it can affect everything from our weight, mood, sleep and sexual desire. Here are 7 things we should know about …

Women's Health

Do your genes determine your entire life?

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics

Study of Britain produces first fine-scale genetic map of a nation

Britain may be famous for preserving its royal DNA, but a genetic analysis of the nation is providing new insights into the "story of the masses," according to scientists.<p>Researchers announced Wednesday that they had created the world's first fine-scale genetic map of any country, an achievement …