Should We 'Fix' Intersex Children?
Some medical literature describes children with M’s condition, ovotestiuclar DSD, as having a higher potential for fertility by assigning them as girls and ... Whether or not M’s female or male reproductive organs were fertile is likely to be a ...
NASA's Use of Human Cadavers In Testing the Design of the Orion Spacecraft
NASA is sensitive to the issues involved in using postmortem human subjects (cadavers) to test its systems. Human cadavers are rarely used in testing and only when it is determined that crash test dummies and mathematical models can not provide the ...
Man’s Best Friend, the Turkana Tribe & a Gruesome Parasite
The fact that dogs also transmit diseases, and an incredible variety of them at that, does not help matters ... and exterior of the organs. The cysts can range in size from 2 to 20 cm, are filled with fluid and can contain many smaller, daughter cysts ...
The truth about beer and your belly
But is it really beer that causes a "beer belly"? Not all beer drinkers have them -- some teetotalers sport large ... visceral fat that's found deep within the abdominal cavity surrounding your organs. Visceral fat within the abdominal wall is frequently ...
On Joyce and Syphilis
To save his vision, Joyce had about a dozen eye surgeries (iridectomies, sphincterectomies, capsulectomies) — every one of them ... surrounding Joyce’s condition underscore the fact that reading is a biased enterprise. Readers are not neutral observers.