Science Still Doesn’t Understand How Our Sex Affects Our Health

Heart disease kills more people of all sexes than anything else. But for more women than men, a heart attack may start with nausea, shortness of breath or extreme fatigue rather than chest pain. These symptoms are still often thought of as “atypical,” which means many women do not get the treatment they need in … Read more

Opinion: Biological Science Rejects the Sex Binary, and That’s Good for Humanity

At the recent US Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson, Sen. Marsha Blackburn triggered controversy when she asked Jackson to define the word “woman.” After Jackson declined, several Republican congresspeople chimed in with definitions for “woman” that ranged from dubious to shocking, including “the weaker sex,” “someone who has a uterus,” and “X … Read more

Coffee’s Link to Raised Cholesterol Depends on Drinker’s Sex Plus Brewing Method

New research suggests that the brewing method and the sex of the drinker may be important to coffee’s link with raised cholesterol. Widest gender difference seen for espresso; narrowest for plunger (cafetière) coffee. The sex of the drinker, as well as the brewing method, may be key to coffee’s link with raised cholesterol, a known … Read more

Biological Science Rejects the Sex Binary, and That’s Good for Humanity

At the recent US Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson, Sen. Marsha Blackburn triggered controversy when she asked Jackson to define the word “woman.” After Jackson declined, several Republican congresspeople chimed in with definitions for “woman” that ranged from dubious to shocking, including “the weaker sex,” “someone who has a uterus,” and “X … Read more

Scientists Are Using Sex Pheromones to Lure in Murder Hornets | Smart News

Entomologists obtained and synthesized the pheromone by swabbing various virgin giant hornet queens captured in Yunnan, China. Yasunori Koide via Wikimedia Commons under CC BY-SA 4.0 Since first reported seen in the United States in 2019, the invasive Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia) has sent researchers into a frenzy to eradicate them. The insects, native … Read more

Sex Pheromone Could Be Key to Stopping Giant “Murder” Hornet Invasion

Bees offer minimal protection against Asian giant hornet attacks, leading to rapid destruction of entire bee colonies. Credit: iStock / Bruno Uehara Chemicals used as bait to trap and track so-called ‘murder hornets’ as they expand their footprint in the Western United States. The world’s largest hornet has been the focus of extensive news coverage … Read more

Researchers ID sex pheromone of invasive gian

image: Multiple Asian giant hornets attack a honey bee colony, view more Credit: Professor Dong Shihao The world’s largest hornet has been the focus of extensive news coverage of late due to its menacing appearance and expanding footprint in North America. But while the “murder hornet” label attached to the Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia) … Read more

Researchers ID sex pheromone of invasive giant hornet – BIOENGINEER.ORG

The world’s largest hornet has been the focus of extensive news coverage of late due to its menacing appearance and expanding footprint in North America. The world’s largest hornet has been the focus of extensive news coverage of late due to its menacing appearance and expanding footprint in North America. But while the “murder hornet” … Read more

Just Thinking Differently About Sexual Compatibility May Help a Dry Spell, Study Hints

Psychologists have investigated two contrasting beliefs about the nature of sexual satisfaction, to find out which is more likely to help couples better navigate sexual compatibility. Desire for sex with a new love interest typically starts strong and then wanes over time. Priorities rearrange, small incompatibilities become big ones, and the energy that comes with … Read more