Archive for Female Reproduction



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Meet the narwhal, unicorn of the sea – EarthSky

Over 100,000 narwhals swim the Earths Arctic waters. Image via Kristin Laidre.

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Dior presents feminist collection on runway shaped like a womb created by artist Judy Chicago – The Independent

Diors spring/summer 2020 haute couture show delivered a powerful feminist message with a runway designed in the shape of a womb. For Maria Grazia Chiuri, the first female creative director ofDior,fashion showsaremore about the world stagethan thecatwalk and shehas routinely used the runway and herplatform to speak about womens issues and champion female empowerment. Despite Chiuri'sreputation, it is fair to assume that of the hundreds of celebrity guests including Uma Thurman, SigourneyWeaver and Alexa Chung who arrived at Diors couture show on Monday, few were not expecting to walk through a 300-foot-long installation of a birth canal

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Why I’m dedicated to amplifying neglected voices in environmental health – Environmental Health News

Old roads and new erosion Cannabis is a thirsty plant, and to keep a crop growing during the summer dry season, growers divert springs and streams for irrigation. As the industry expanded, water diversions caused some streams to run dry during the summerposing a deadly threat to sensitive aquatic species that include the southern torrent salamander and coastal giant salamander, in addition to salmon and trout.

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Mohan Bhagwat has a point: intervention is required to slow population growth – BusinessLine

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat had suggested, rather controversially, on Sunday that India should consider drafting a policy to slow the growth of the countrys population. That policy could decide how many children a couple may have, he said. While Bhagwats statement was seen as needless and seemingly targeting one specific community, there is no denying that India has a problem of rapid population growth.

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Female Reproductive System: Diagram, Functions, Anatomy

Female reproductive system definition The female reproductive system is made up of internal organs and external structures. Its function is to enable reproduction of the species

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Abortion Rights Opponents Are Terrified of the Equal Rights Amendment – Rewire.News

The anti-abortion movement is freaking out about Virginia lawmakers passing the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) last week, making it the 38th state to endorseadding explicit protections against sex discrimination to the U.S. Constitution.

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Seahorses Have Hotels! Plus 9 Other Amazing Seahorse Facts – HowStuffWorks

Advertisement From the growling, clicking and purring sounds they often make when greeting their mate to their highly monogamous nature, there's much more to this distinctive and charismatic marine wildlife creature than its trademark horse-like head, elongated mouth and curly tail.

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The Chicken or the Eggand the Rooster – Caffeinated Thoughts

Children who grow up on a farm learn the facts of life at an early age, such as the observation in an old song: Theyre laying eggs now/ Just like they used ter/ Ever since that rooster/ Came into our yard.

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Genesis of the Holy Grail – WeekendPost

Publishing Date : 21 January, 2020 Benson C SailiTHIS EARTH, MY BROTHER It all began in Orion on a planet of the Suriya star If we depose that Princes Diana was a direct descendent of Jesus of Nazareth, it necessitates, General Atiku, that we posit a well-buttressed argument that she indeed was such. This, General, is not a profession that can be exhaustively elucidated upon in only one or two articles: maybe three, four, five, six, or even more.

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Florida Men Who Have Never Touched a Woman Free of Charge Want to Make Women Great Again – Dallas Observer

In a few months, a bunch of testosterone-loving men will host a convention in Florida aimed at teaching women how to be great great wives, great mothers and great sexual objects. Its called The 22 Convention: Make Women Great Again, and we cant quite wrap our minds around it

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Sex and Myth: Reckoning with Rural Chinas Haphazard Sex Education – The Yale Politic

XUPU, ChinaPinzheng Tangs teacher distributed sex-ed manualswedged between their math, history, and language textbooksto him and his classmates on their first day of high school. On that sultry summer Hunan day, Tang regarded the manuals with mild curiosity, but they were never mentioned again

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Convicted murderer arguing to be moved to women’s prison – The Post Millennial

On Nov. 10, a celebrated trans author wrote a viral tweet thread that received over 100,000 likes.

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Her Own Birth Was ‘Fertility Fraud’ And Now She Needs Fertility Treatment | Morning Edition – KCRW

Written by Lauren Bavis, Jake Harper Jan. 20, 2020 When Heather Woock was in her late 20s, she started researching her family history.

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Grizzly Bear Recovery in Washington State: The Good, the Bad and the ‘Horribilis’ – livingsnoqualmie.com

A verrylarge and turrible looking animal was how William Clark, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, described the beast theyencountered shortly after crossing into the Northern Rockies. The pair haddismissed tales from natives describing a bear larger and more ferocious thanthe bears they hunted back east. Meriwether Lewis, tasked with scientificallydescribing what he saw on their journey, compared this animal with those blackbears by saying it is a much more furious and formidable anamal, andwill frequently pursue the hunter when wounded.

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4th Annual Women’s March sends message there is still much to be done – BayToday

Braving the bone-chilling coldwomen, men and children took to the streets in downtown North Bay walking in solidarity with women and allies in communities around the globe to mark the 4th Annual Womens March. This includes all women; transgender folks, non-binary, and two-spirited indigenous as well. We are here to celebrate how far weve come for human rights for women and allies, said one of the event organizers, Kylee Bakowski of Amelia Rising Sexual Violence Support Centre.

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Diego, a 100-Year-Old Galapagos Giant Tortoise Who Saved His Species, Will Be Released Back Into the Wild – Newsweek

After participating in a breeding program at the San Diego Zoo for almost eight decades, Diego, a 100-year-old Galapagos tortoise, will be released to his native Espaola Island in March.

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Grandmas may be key to species survival, says new study – Big Think

The phenomena of menopause is a conundrum that has long baffled evolutionary biologists. But new research on killer whales suggests that this is because grandmothers play a powerful role in the survival of subsequent generations. Around age 50, a woman's ovaries stop producing eggs, officially liberating her from her reproductive responsibilities and biological functions: Menstruation, pregnancy, lactation, repeat

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Article: Targeting male crabs for harvest may put a squeeze on reproduction – The Chesapeake Bay Journal

It turns out there could be a price to pay for eating all those jimmies.

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Fact or Fiction: Hybrid Sharks To Dominate the World’s Oceans Very Soon – Science Times

(Photo : moviehole.net)Hybrid sharks were found in Australia and they were able to swim in cold or tropical waters. This is a fact, not fiction ane researchers are now convinced that it will impact the local environment. All bets are on if there will be more found too.

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Knowledge and practice of adolescent females about menstruation and menstruation hygiene visiting a public healthcare institute of Quetta, Pakistan -…

Because of the scarcity of literature reported from Quetta city, the current study was aimed to assess the menstruation-related knowledge and practices of adolescent females. Results of our study revealed mothers as major source of menstruation-related information for the respondents followed by their sisters Table 2). Our results are in line to what is reported from India, Nepal and South Africa [28, 29]

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Clitoris, Clitoris, Clitoris: Its Not a Dirty Word and I Think Kids Should Know What It Is – CBC.ca

It may seem shocking and vulgar to some, but teaching appropriately aged children of all genders about a body part existing only for a woman's sexual pleasure isnt just about a woman's pleasure. Almost all Canadian school sex-ed curricula avoid discussions on pleasure and focus on reproduction or risks, in either clinical information or warnings to our kids against all the bad things that can happen from having sex. Even naming body parts often excludes the clitoris its labelled in only a few suggested curricula.

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The Story Of The World’s Loneliest Tree | National Geographic AU – National Geographic Australia

After seven decades of cuttings, failures, plant enzymes, a little coaxing, and a Maori blessing, one of the world's rarest treeswhich lives on a tiny island 40 miles off the northern edge of New Zealandmight lose its title. And that's a good thing. A team of scientists and Ngati Kuri, the regional Maori tribe, recently returned from the island, where they scoped out potential conservation plans.

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10 books we’re excited to read in 2020 – NOW Magazine

Uncanny Valley: A Memoir By Anna Wiener (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) A behind-the-scenes look into the tech industry, technology journalist Wiener recounts her experience working at various start-ups in San Francisco, where the offices doubled as theme parks and power-hungry 20-something entrepreneurs became millionaires overnight. In her debut memoir, Wiener writes about the omnipresent misogyny in the Silicon Valley bubble, the increasing rates of poverty in San Francisco and her own growing disillusionment

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The genetic mechanism of selfishness and altruism in parent-offspring coadaptation – Science Advances

Abstract The social bond between parents and offspring is characterized by coadaptation and balance between altruistic and selfish tendencies. However, its underlying genetic mechanism remains poorly understood. Using transcriptomic screens in the subsocial European earwig, Forficula auricularia, we found the expression of more than 1600 genes associated with experimentally manipulated parenting.

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Ambedkar’s Feminism – Economic and Political Weekly

Virtually every day, the most brutal, most gruesome rapes of Indian girls and women fill the headlines. From where does this vicious misogyny come? Why are Indian boys still brought up as little kings, while Indian girls, in sharp contrast, are disciplined to be obedient domestic servants?

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