Archive for Female Reproduction



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Hillary Clinton had the most savage response to whether or not she’s seen "Wonder Woman" – HelloGiggles

#SorryNotSorry Hillary Clintongenerally tries to stay in the loop when it comes to modern, mainstream feminism. Shes a firm supporterof female reproductive rights and is making more of an effort to embrace the goals of intersectional feminism, and tops it all of with things like hanging out with Kerry Washington and Katy Perry and making an appearanceonBroad City.

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How a female-only line of salamanders ‘steals’ genes from unsuspecting males – Popular Science

Imagine a lineage made up solely of women. Generation after generation, these females pilfer genes from malesnot mating and reproducing in the usual way, but using sex as a means to collect genetic material that they can parcel out to their offspring in seemingly any configuration

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Halsey Takes on the Global Gag Rule in This New Video – TeenVogue.com

As if the world needed another reason to love Halsey , the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter has teamed up with the Center for Health and Gender Equity to stop the (read: HORRIFYING) Global Gag Rule and Support the Global HER Act in a new video produced by ART NOT WAR. Because of all the pandemonium surrounding Trump's administration especially now more than ever with the Russia investigation dominating the forefront of many people's minds the Global Gag Rule has unfortunately fallen out of many people's front line of vision. But considering just how detrimental this perilous piece of legislation proves for women, it cannot be forgotten.

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This All-Female, Polyamorous Salamander Has Three Genetic Daddies – ScienceAlert

A species of salamander known for only producing female offspring has been observed using genetic material stolen from males of other species in equal measures.

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This deal with the DUP is just another sign of the Tory disregard for women’s rights – New Statesman

Theresa May called an early general election in the expectation of achieving the first Conservative landslide majority since 1987. An inept campaign left her humiliated, and her tenuous hold on power dependent on the support of the unpleasantly reactionary Democratic Unionist Party. The Tories were deservedly punished by the electorate for their failures in office and for their joyless, arrogant campaign

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JESSICA CHASE: Ranchers should be aware of reproduction economics – Brazosport Facts (subscription)

Once again I am going to go a little deeper into a topic I touched on briefly in an earlier article, reproduction efficiency in cattle. I could write forever on this topic, as it happens to be my area of study and I find it fascinating, but Ill try to keep it brief. It is important to a cattle rancher to have a high rate of pregnancy and they could increase profitability by conducting breeding soundness exams, reproductive vaccinations (both covered in a previous article) pregnancy testing, early rebreeding and shortened calving seasons.

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Why some people worry that sunscreen might be bad for you – Popular Science

The science on sun exposure is clear: too much of the suns ultraviolet radiation leads to sunburns, rapidly aging skin, and potentially, skin cancer. And that risk?

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AMA takes several actions supporting transgender patients – American Medical Association (blog)

Acknowledging that individuals gender and sexual identities do not always fit neatly into binary paradigms, delegates to the 2017 AMA Annual Meeting in Chicago took several actions that support broadening how gender identity is defined within medicine and how transgender patients are treated by society. The AMA House of Delegates (HOD) did so in an attempt to enhance care for the thousands of Americans who identify as transgender, as well as for many others who do not identify with one particular gender. Delegates directed the AMA to work with other appropriate organizations to inform and educate the medical community and the public on the medical spectrum of gender identity.

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Badass toothy hermaphrodite found in the deep blue sea – Treehugger

The green-eyed lizard fish has adapted wonderfully weirdly well to life at 8,000 feet below. National Geographic calls it "menacing" and promises that it will give you nightmares.

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Halsey Wants Nick Jonas to Make a Video for Planned Parenthood – TeenVogue.com

It's no secret that Halsey is a big supporter of Planned Parenthood. After being inspired by the Women's March, and while recovering from surgery for endometriosis, Halsey donated $100,000 to the organization alongside a statement saying how much it had helped her. And now, as Planned Parenthood is under constant threat of defunding by the government, Halsey has some tips for President Cecile Richards on how to get more people behind the organization: get Nick Jonas to help out

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Scientists learned how babies are made by dressing frogs in pants – New York Post

New York Post Scientists learned how babies are made by dressing frogs in pants New York Post Our most brilliant minds from Leonardo da Vinci to Isaac Newton tackled theories on sex and reproduction , but none of them guessed this basic fact that we take for granted: It requires contact between a female egg and a male sperm to create new life.

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The Male Fish That Fathered a Clone of Himself – The Wire

Environment The evolutionary significance of androgenesis is not clear and it is a puzzle that scientists do not have yet an answer for. Squalius alburnoides. Credit: Isabel Catalo Animals do the most amazing things

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Gardening Q & A: Sago palm a little something to fret over, but my girl is right on time – Virginian-Pilot

While the weather this spring has been up, down, and all around, my personal prognosticator of the seasons has once again been spot on. Over the years she has reliably reawakened the same time each spring, give or take a couple of weeks. This year, her offspring began sprouting in late April.

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How drugs may be creating intersex fish – Daily American Online

They may not spark a heated bathroom debate, but fish with both male and female reproductive traits have become a growing concern in Somerset County and across the country. Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission Executive Director John Arway testified earlier this year before the state Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee that aquatic life is being affected by pharmaceuticals that end up in waterways

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These Female Crabs Store a Shitload of Sperm – Gizmodo

Lots of species do some wild sex stuff. The purple stone crab is no exception: Females have seminal receptacles, a special organ that just holds and stores sperm for later

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The Long, Winding Tale of Sperm Science – Smithsonian

Scott Pitnicks tattoo isn't exactly subtle. The massiveblack-and-white sperm twists and spires up his rightforearm, appearing to burrowin and out of his skin before emerging into a fist-sized head on his bicep. Nor is the Syracuse University biologist reserved about his unusual body art, which once made an appearancein a montage of notable scientist tattoos published inThe Guardian

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Researchers find biomarker in deciduous teeth for establishing the age of weaning – Phys.Org

June 9, 2017 by Christopher Packham report Human deciduous molar sampled along enamel crown for reconstruction of variations in calcium isotope compositions. Credit: Tho Tacail.

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Grammy-Winning Singer Anna Wise Brings Her Feminist Anthems to Delmar Hall This Sunday – Riverfront Times (blog)

What kind of music makes a sexist old man wildly uncomfortable?

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Marijuana for menstrual cramps? One state considers it – WDEF News 12

Women with menstrual cramps in New York state could have a new option for easing their monthly pains: medical marijuana.

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One of Malaysia’s Last Sumatran Rhinos Dies – Live Science

Puntung enjoys a mud wallow in healthier days at the Tabin Wildlife Reserve in Malaysia. One of the last three Sumatran rhinoceroses in Malaysia has died, the Borneo Rhino Alliance has announced. The rhino, named Puntung, was about 20 years old

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Thriving in a woman’s world – The Herald

Mr Matindita Gore Julia MugadzawetaFeatures Writer Often mistaken for a medical doctor when he enters the labour ward at Beitbridge District Hospital, Mr Matindita Gore has broken the barriers to thrive in an unlikely environment.Addressed as sister by his colleagues, many fail to comprehend how a male can even have such a title.

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Rajasthan High Court judge says peacocks don’t have sex: How do you think peacocks reproduce? – India Today

Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma of Rajasthan High Court has set social media on fire saying peacock is India's national bird because the bird does not have sex to reproduce. Justice Sharma said that the peahen gets pregnant drinking the tears of the peacock

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This deep sea lizard fish will haunt your dreams – Mother Nature Network (blog)

The deep ocean is home to beautiful purple orbs, glowing UFO jellyfish, googly-eyed squid and vicious predatory nightmares that just want to devour them all.

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Lena Dunham thanks fans for support after illness – Hamilton Spectator

Lena Dunham has thanked her fans for their "support" whilst she is recovering from endometriosis surgery. The 31-year-old actress had to undergo "immediate surgery" for the disease - in which tissue found inside the uterus grows outside the reproductive organ - last month, and has taken to Instagram to tell her followers that she's been "internet shopping like a self pity fiend" whilst bed bound by the surgery. Posting a picture of herself preparing to leave the house in checkered pyjamas, the 'Girls' actor wrote: "You are now meeting the dark underbelly of my stuck-in-bed times- internet shopping like a self pity fiend.

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Graace India organises cancer awareness program – Avenue Mail

Graace India organises cancer awareness program Jamshedpur June 4, 2017 , by Desk 3 Jamshedpur, June 4: A cancer awareness program was organized by Graace India NGO, on 4th June in Sundernagar. Doctors from Meherbai Tata Memorial Hospital (MTMH), Jamshedpur addressed several topics during the program. Dr.

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