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News-Medical-Net
UVA researchers reveal how sperm use 'harpoon' to facilitate fertilizationCould the sperm harpoon the egg to facilitate fertilization? That's the intrigu
UVA researchers reveal how sperm use 'harpoon' to facilitate fertilization
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
Could the sperm harpoon the egg to facilitate fertilization? That's the intriguing possibility raised by the University of Virginia School of Medicine's discovery that a protein within the head of the sperm forms spiky filaments, suggesting that... Read more
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International Business Times
Sperm have harpoon-like abilities to attach to egg, scientists believe A new theory suggests that sperm may fertilise the egg by harpooning it. Some 1
Sperm have harpoon-like abilities to attach to egg, scientists believe
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
A new theory suggests that sperm may fertilise the egg by harpooning it. Some 14 years' worth of research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has led scientists to the discovery of a protein – sperm lysozyme-like protein 1 or SLLP1 –... Read more
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Newswise
Fertilization Discovery: Do Sperm Wield Tiny Harpoons? Spiky filaments identified that may play key role in fertilization Available
Fertilization Discovery: Do Sperm Wield Tiny Harpoons?
Newswise / Posted 6 days ago
Spiky filaments identified that may play key role in fertilization Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsAndrology Newswise — Could the sperm harpoon the egg to facilitate... Read more
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The Advocate
What to Do If Your Child Is Bullied at SchoolAs summer winds down, kids across the country are getting ready to head back to
What to Do If Your Child Is Bullied at School
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
As summer winds down, kids across the country are getting ready to head back to school. Some are eager to return so they can see friends again. Others are reluctant just because they don’t want the summer to end. And some dread going back to school... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVA School of Medicine Makes Discovery on Human FertilizationA breakthrough at University of Virginia medical center could lead to the devel
UVA School of Medicine Makes Discovery on Human Fertilization
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 6 days ago
A breakthrough at University of Virginia medical center could lead to the development of new fertility and contraceptive drugs. Researchers found that harpoon-shaped filaments or tubes of DNA, on the head of sperm are what they use to interact with... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVA School of Medicine Makes Fertilization DiscoveryA breakthrough at University of Virginia medical center could lead to the devel
UVA School of Medicine Makes Fertilization Discovery
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 6 days ago
A breakthrough at University of Virginia medical center could lead to the development of new fertility and contraceptive drugs. Researchers found that harpoon-shaped filaments or tubes of DNA, on the head of sperm are what they use to interact with... Read more
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Daily Mail
Researchers find sperm use a tiny 'harpoon' to attach to eggsHow babies are REALLY made: Researchers find sperm use a tiny 'harpoon' to atta
Researchers find sperm use a tiny 'harpoon' to attach to eggs
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
How babies are REALLY made: Researchers find sperm use a tiny 'harpoon' to attach themselves to eggs Protein within the head of the sperm forms spiky filaments Team calculate the shape of the protein with 'sonar-like' process Researchers have made... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Five myths about "female Viagra" explained(CNN) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with
Five myths about "female Viagra" explained
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
(CNN) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men’s sex lives,... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Dr.James Andrew's Will Speak at UWA's Kickoff Dinner Monday Night- World renowned orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine innovator Dr. James An
Dr.James Andrew's Will Speak at UWA's Kickoff Dinner Monday Night
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 12 days ago
- World renowned orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine innovator Dr. James Andrews will be the keynote speaker when the University of West Alabama Athletic Department holds its annual Kickoff Dinner on Monday at the Bell Conference Center on the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Pliable plant virus, a major cause of crop damage, yields its secrets after 75+ yearsThe BaMV helical capsid structure. Credit: doi:10.1038/nsmb.3054 A hugely destr
Pliable plant virus, a major cause of crop damage, yields its secrets after 75+ years
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
The BaMV helical capsid structure. Credit: doi:10.1038/nsmb.3054 A hugely destructive plant virus so flexible that it has resisted efforts to describe its form since before World War II has finally surrendered its secrets. The discovery of what makes... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Pliable Plant Virus, a Major Cause of Crop Damage, Yields Its Secrets After 75+ YearsPress Release from the University of Virginia Health System: CHARLOTTESVILLE,
Pliable Plant Virus, a Major Cause of Crop Damage, Yields Its Secrets After 75+ Years
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 13 days ago
Press Release from the University of Virginia Health System: CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 20, 2015 – A hugely destructive plant virus so flexible that it has resisted efforts to describe its form since before World War II has finally surrendered its... Read more
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News 8000
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
News 8000 / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men’s sex lives, this is... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
Local 10 Miami / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KSPR Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KSBW Salinas / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted | Health - Home Three firefighters have died in a wildfire in north-central W
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KTVZ Bend / Posted 13 days ago
| Health - Home Three firefighters have died in a wildfire in north-central Washington, the state's governor, Jay Inslee, said on his website. Four firefighters were injured, according to the governor. "They... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Five Myths About 'Female Viagra' BustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
Five Myths About 'Female Viagra' Busted
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men’s sex lives, this is... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
'Female Viagra' could be the biggest libido booster since...ViagraNEW YORK — A little pink pill made Amanda Parrish feel the physical excitement
'Female Viagra' could be the biggest libido booster since...Viagra
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 14 days ago
NEW YORK — A little pink pill made Amanda Parrish feel the physical excitement she felt when she was first dating the man who is now her husband. The romance was hot and heavy. The Nashville woman was a part of the clinical trial to test “female... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
New type of paralysis, with unknown cause, striking childrenIn this Aug. 1 photo, Courtney Robinson plays soccer with her son, Kingston Rob
New type of paralysis, with unknown cause, striking children
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 19 days ago
In this Aug. 1 photo, Courtney Robinson plays soccer with her son, Kingston Robinson, 4, at their home in McKinney, Texas. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News) MCKINNEY, Texas » From the cool shade of the dugout, Marcus Robinson watched his son... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
New type of paralysis, with unknown cause, striking childrenIn this Aug. 1 photo, Courtney Robinson plays soccer with her son, Kingston Rob
New type of paralysis, with unknown cause, striking children
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 19 days ago
In this Aug. 1 photo, Courtney Robinson plays soccer with her son, Kingston Robinson, 4, at their home in McKinney, Texas. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News) MCKINNEY, Texas » From the cool shade of the dugout, Marcus Robinson watched his son... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Walton foundation to aid design workThe Walton Family Foundation has begun recruiting architects and landscape desi
Walton foundation to aid design work
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
The Walton Family Foundation has begun recruiting architects and landscape designers for a new program that will provide design services for area projects with the goal of increasing the quality of landscape and architectural design. The program... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Walton Family Foundation design program to benefit public projects in Northwest ArkansasSPRINGDALE -- The Walton Family Foundation has begun recruiting architects and
Walton Family Foundation design program to benefit public projects in Northwest Arkansas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
SPRINGDALE -- The Walton Family Foundation has begun recruiting architects and landscape designers for a new program to provide design services for area projects with the goal of increasing the quality of landscape and architectural design. The... Read more
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Daily Press
UVA researchers want NCAA to modify football practices on concussion concernsUVA researchers are collecting data to support the argument for more restrictio
UVA researchers want NCAA to modify football practices on concussion concerns
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
UVA researchers are collecting data to support the argument for more restrictions on football practices to protect players from concussions. In a news release about a new study published online in the Journal of Neurosurgery, UVA wrote: "Despite... Read more
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Washington Post
Live Aug 5 in Cleveland: Political operatives and journalists take on the 2016 campaign’s biggest issuesThe Washington Post’s 2016 Pregame | Aug. 5, 2015Doors open at 5:00. Program be
Live Aug 5 in Cleveland: Political operatives and journalists take on the 2016 campaign’s biggest issues
Washington Post / Posted 28 days ago
The Washington Post’s 2016 Pregame | Aug. 5, 2015Doors open at 5:00. Program begins at 6:00 p.m. ET The night before the first Republican primary debate in Cleveland, political operatives, journalists and policymakers will discuss and debate the... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR Story | Alaska Public MediaSharing Art Helps Medical Students Connect With Dementia Patients Hannah Rober
NPR Story | Alaska Public Media
Alaska Public / Posted 28 days ago
Sharing Art Helps Medical Students Connect With Dementia Patients Hannah Roberts was a first-year-medical student at Columbia University College of Physicians in 2013, when she noticed her classmates were having an especially tough time relating to... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVA College Football Head Impact Study Suggests Steps to Reduce RiskResearchers at the University of Virginia say too many college football players
UVA College Football Head Impact Study Suggests Steps to Reduce Risk
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 29 days ago
Researchers at the University of Virginia say too many college football players are receiving unnecessary hits during practice and they're calling on the NCAA to regulate practices. As it stands right now the NCAA does not regulate full-contact... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVA's College Football Head Impact Study Suggests Steps to Reduce RiskUniversity of Virginia Health System News Release: Despite growing concerns ab
UVA's College Football Head Impact Study Suggests Steps to Reduce Risk
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 29 days ago
University of Virginia Health System News Release: Despite growing concerns about concussions, the NCAA has not regulated full-contact football practices, arguing that there’s insufficient data available about head impacts. A new study from the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The rape that has rocked the USA SPIKED drink was the first sign of trouble. Then enduring a pack-rape by seve
The rape that has rocked the US
The Courier Mail / Posted 1 months ago
A SPIKED drink was the first sign of trouble. Then enduring a pack-rape by seven men proved to be the worst three hours of her life. But “Jackie” never dreamt she’d also have to fight years of denial and cover-up. The brutal pack-rape of a Virginia... Read more
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