News tagged with gender

Humans have a nose for gender

The human body produces chemical cues that communicate gender to members of the opposite sex, according to researchers who report their findings in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on May 1. Whiffs of the ...

May 01, 2014
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Male-biased tweeting

Today women take an active part in public life. Without a doubt, they also converse with other women. In fact, they even talk to each other about other things besides men. As banal as it sounds, this is far ...

Apr 23, 2014
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New gender options for Facebook users (Update)

With a click of a cursor, Jay Brown went from Male to Trans Male. A few states away, Debon Garrigues switched from Male to Neutral. Marilyn Roxie, formerly Female, chose three: Androgynous, Transgender and ...

Feb 13, 2014
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Does diversity influence group success?

Support for gender diversity in organizations and institutions has risen steadily in recent years, with reports and pundits hailing the strengths and virtues of having a female voice involved in decision making processes. ...

Jan 31, 2014
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Study: Ongoing gender imbalance in varsity sport

Researchers at the University of Toronto have released the second in a series of reports, the most comprehensive analysis to date, of gender equity in Canada's interuniversity sport system, finding that the country has actually ...

Jan 14, 2014
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