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By: Dina A. Lienhard | Published: Mar 25, 2018

Mammography or mastography is an imaging technology used in the twentieth century for the detection of breast cancer and other breast abnormalities.…


Calvin Blackman Bridges (1889-1938)

By: Kevin Gleason | Published: May 19, 2017

Calvin Blackman Bridges studied chromosomes and heredity in the US throughout the early twentieth century. Bridges performed research with Thomas…

DrosophilaHeredityInheritance of acquired charactersColumbia University--Graduate studentsMutation

Andrew Zachary Fire (1959- )

By: May Catherine | Published: Nov 28, 2011

Andrew Zachary Fire is a professor at Stanford University and Nobel Laureate. Fire worked at the Carnegie Institution of Washington's Department of…

PeopleRNA InterferenceBiography

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

Assisted Human Reproduction Canada (AHRC)

By: Katherine Brind'Amour | Published: May 27, 2009

Established under the Assisted Human Reproduction (AHR) Act of 2004, Assisted Human Reproduction Canada (AHRC), also known as the Assisted Human…

OrganizationReproductive Techniques, AssistedOrganizationsReproductionReproductive Rights

Genetics and IVF Institute, GIVF

By: Alysse Blight | Published: Feb 19, 2019

In 1984, human genetics and reproduction researcher and physician Joseph D. Schulman founded the Genetics and IVF Institute, an international…

OrganizationFertilization in VitroInfertility, FemaleFertilization in vitro, HumanFertilization in vitro, Human--Law and legislation

Acid Dissolution of Fossil Dinosaur Eggs

By: Madison Paige | Published: Feb 11, 2017

Acid dissolution is a technique of removing a fossil from the surrounding rock matrix in which it is encased by dissolving that matrix with acid.…

TechnologypaleontologyPaleontological excavationsVertebrates, FossilEggs, Fossil

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

By: Angel Lopez | Published: Oct 11, 2010

The purpose of regenerative medicine, especially tissue engineering, is to replace damaged tissue with new tissue that will allow the body to resume…

TechnologyStem CellsRegenerationmedicine

Thesis: Human Preconception Sex Selection: Informing the Public of Sex Selection Methods and Ethical Considerations

By: Alysse Blight | Published: Feb 26, 2021

By questioning methods of sex selection since their early development, and often discovering that they are unreliable, scientists have increased the…

Sex PreselectionSex SelectionEthics, MedicalMedical Ethicsethics

Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (1993)

By: Alexis Abboud | Published: May 29, 2017

In its 1993 decision Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the US Supreme Court established the Daubert Standard for evaluating the…

LawBendectin (Trademark)Morning SicknessSedativesAbnormalities, Human

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