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Far more men than women favor routine paternity testing at birth

...n would seek a father for her child other than her husband and often conclude that it is to improve the child...to keep the child's paternity a secret so that her husband would continue to care for the child as if he were the father. "There's this fascinating aspect ...

Gulf marine reserves given new life

...ghout the 1990s, Coleman and her FSU colleague and husband Chris Koenig, also a marine biologist, led research into grouper biology that led to the creation of the two marine reserves. They documented the existence of a deepwater (180- to 300-feet) area in the Northeastern Gulf that is used each winter and e...

New hereditary cancer mutation found -- arrived with a German immigrant almost three centuries ago

...rs to conclude that the mutation was in either the husband or wife of a couple that had immigrated from Germany and settled in Pennsylvania in 1727. The couple had 11 children. In the end, the researchers could prove that three of the affected families descended from that one founder couple. The genealogi...

MIT student dances with robots

...ho collaborated with Gentry on her paper. Gentry's husband and dance partner, Dorry Segev (whom she met through dancing), is a chief resident in surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. "That's where my interest in robotic surgery applications comes from," she said. Melding her hobby with her work is great, she ad...

Young cancer researchers honored

...y an infectious agent. But until Dr. Chang and her husband and collaborator, Patrick Moore, MD, MPH, discovered KSHV in 1994, the virus that causes the disease remained unknown. Infection with the virus is uncommon in North America and usually doesn't cause symptoms in healthy individuals. But in parts of Af...

First West Coast baby born using frozen egg technique

... Jennifer's egg retrieval. It was also the day her husband was in an intensive care unit with a ruptured appe... Jennifer is a program manager at Intel, and her husband is a stay-at-home dad. Embryos and sperm have been successfully frozen for years, but egg cryopre...

First West Coast baby born using frozen egg technique

... Jennifer's egg retrieval. It was also the day her husband was in an intensive care unit with a ruptured appe... Jennifer is a program manager at Intel, and her husband is a stay-at-home dad. Embryos and sperm have been successfully frozen for years, but egg cryopre...

Muslims embrace brave new world of IVF

...ing goes that since marriage is a contract between husband and wife, no third party should intrude into the marital functions of sex and procreation. A third party donor whether providing sperm, eggs, embryos, or a uterus would be considered tantamount to zina, or adultery," explained Dr Inhorn. Artificial...

Testosterone levels and marriage: High is not all bad

... assessed marital conflict resolution skills. The husband and wife were instructed to spend 15 minutes discu... one session the wife chose the topic and then the husband chose. The researchers then viewed the videotapes and analyzed them using standard psychological t...

Purdue researchers discover basis for biological clock

...rotein, Purdue University researchers report. The husband and wife team of D. James and Dorothy Morré has discovered this protein, which is responsible for setting the length of periods of activity and inactivity within cells. If the protein is altered, an organism's body will experience "days" of di...

In mutually beneficial relationship, slowest-evolving species gains upper hand

...any spaces as she wants, she relents and meets her husband on his side of the board. Bergstrom and Lachmann worked with a mathematical model devised from evolutionary game theory, which studies games in which the overall fitness of the players depends on the success each has in playing the game. The model, c...

Deer flies a biting problem? Oddly, 'trolling' may be just the ticket

...t darn flowerpot," Coski said. "My sister-in-law's husband is one of those hard-nosed Englishmen, and he didn't believe me. He came up from Columbus and took a ride on my lawn tractor, and he couldn't get over it." Insects are strange creatures that sometimes prove vulnerable to even stranger methods of eli...

First ever census of jaguars completed

...onservationist Dr. Linde Ostro, who along with her husband Dr. Scott Silver, conducted the Cockscomb census. "With this new methodology, conservationists can focus often limited resources in the best areas." The camera trap methodology to census tigers began ten years ago in India, when WCS conservationist...

UNC scientist finds chief AIDS cancer needs trauma and virus to get started

...rpesvirus 8, or HHV8, which Dr. Yuan Chang and her husband Dr. Peter Moore of Columbia University discovered in 1994. And the third, which is new, is trauma after which the healing process begins to take place. Webster-Cyriaques report on the findings appears in the current (April 18) issue of the New Eng...

Male virus levels significant in spread of HIV to women

...also a significant factor in HIV transmission from husband to wife. In this case, the wife must have received the STD from her husband. This supports previous findings that STDs may increase the concentration of HIV in the genital secretions, explains Dr. Nelson. He adds that continued efforts to reduce STDs...

Researchers discover gene causing deadly infantile form of genetic kidney disease

...birth, said Diane Keating of suburban Chicago. My husband and I had no idea we were even at risk to have a child with kidney disease. Then Austin, our third child, was diagnosed with ARPKD when I was in my thirty-second week of pregnancy. Mrs. Keating later donated one of her kidneys to Austin to save her...

Researchers find large discrepancies in spouses' reports on birth control

...hat a woman says about birth control than what her husband says. As Becker notes, "Biologically, women have more at stake in terms of the risks of pregnancy and so they are more likely to know whether they are protected or not from becoming pregnant." Nevertheless, the authors also recommend men's reports of...

FDA clears Berlex Laboratories Mirena (R), new form of long-acting contraception meets need for U.S. women

...A. "I know MIRENA works, which means that when my husband and I have intimate time together, we dont have to stop and worry about birth control. Right now, were not interested in having children. But in two or three years well want to, and we like knowing that when we do decide to have children, I can qui...

Game of life allows all mating strategies

... and human behaviors." "Although, I guess if my husband were a lizard, he'd be a blue throat." The PNAS article is titled, "Polygyny, mate guarding and posthumous fertilization as alternative male mating strategies." The studies were supported by grants from the National Science Foundation. Barry ...

AFAR launches new aging research website Infoaging.org, new Yankelovich poll supports need for aging information

...rn whether neurosurgery could relieve the pain her husband suffers as a result of spinal/lumbar injury, sciatica and nerve damage. Ms. Gordon is former director of social work at the Jewish Home for the Aged. The panel, led by New York Times medical correspondent Gina Kolata, consisted of Dr. Ron Adelm...

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