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Ernst Gräfenberg (1881–1957)

By: Baylee A. Edwards | Published: Nov 17, 2022

Ernst Gräfenberg was a physician and researcher who studied sexology, the study of human sexuality, in both Germany and the United States during the…

G spotFemale orgasmGynecologySexology--ResearchWorld War, 1914-1918

Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002)

By: M. Elizabeth Barnes | Published: Feb 18, 2014

Stephen Jay Gould studied snail fossils and worked at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts during the latter half of the twentieth century…

Punctuated equilibrium (Evolution)Spandrel beamsOntogenyPhylogenyFossils

Robert Geoffrey Edwards's Study of Fertilization of Human Oocytes Matured in vitro, 1965 to 1969

By: Lijing Jiang | Published: Mar 10, 2011

Robert Geoffrey Edwards, a British developmental biologist at University of Cambridge, began exploring human in vitro fertilization (IVF) as a way to…

Fertilization in VitroExperimentsReproductionFertilizationOocytes

Curt Jacob Stern (1902-1981)

By: Dasia Garcia | Published: Jun 23, 2017

Curt Jacob Stern studied radiation and chromosomes in humans and fruit flies in the United States during the twentieth century. He researched the…

ChromosomesHeredityMitosisDrosophilaDrosophila melanogaster

What Every Mother Should Know (1914), by Margaret Sanger

By: Malladi Lakshmeeramya | Published: Oct 24, 2017

What Every Mother Should Know was published in 1914 in New York City, New York, as a compilation of newspaper articles written by Margaret Sanger in…

LiteratureObscenity (Law)Abortion--Law and legislation--United StatesAbortionBirth control clinics

Nikolai Ivanovic Vavilov (1887-1943)

By: Marci Baranski | Published: Apr 15, 2014

Nikolai Ivanovich Vavilov proposed theories of plant genetic diversity and participated in the political debate about genetics in Soviet Russia in…


The Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics (1924), by Paul Kammerer

By: Federica Turriziani Colonna | Published: Mar 31, 2015

The Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics is a book published in 1924, written by Paul Kammerer, who studied developmental biology in Vienna,…

LiteratureInheritance of acquired charactersEvolution (Biology)adaptationsLaboratory animals--Breeding--Experiments

The Report of the
Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilisation and Embryology (1984), by
Mary Warnock and the Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilisation and

By: ,Jonathon J. LaTourelle | Published: Oct 02, 2014

The Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilisation and Embryology, commonly called the Warnock Report after the chair of the committee…

LiteratureFertilityFertilization in vitro, HumanReproductive technologyEmbryo transplantation

Microsurgical Vasovasostomy

By: Cole Nichols | Published: Aug 11, 2022

Vasovasostomy is a microsurgical procedure to restore fertility after vasectomy, a surgery that sterilizes the patient by severing the vas deferentia…

TechnologyVasovasostomyVas DeferensMicrosurgeryVas Occlusion

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