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Nobel laureate’s comments creates sexism storm

Laura Goodall posted in on June 12th, 2015.

Nobel prize winner and UK Royal Society Fellow Tim Hunt has caused controversy by saying laboratories should be segregated along gender lines. Although Tim Hunt has apologised for his remarks at the World Conference of Science Journalists in South Korea this week, he stood by his assertion that mixed-gender labs were disruptive. Consequently, the Royal Society of […]

Approving the new female libido-boosting drug – Expert reaction

Laura Goodall posted in on June 10th, 2015.

An expert advisory panel for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has voted in favour of conditionally approving a drug designed to boost low sexual desire in women. What could this mean for New Zealand? While technically the FDA may not approve the drug, called flibanserin, it often follows the advice of its experts. […]

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