Dubai Doctor Recommends Premarital Genetic Testing

In celebration (?) of International Rare Diseases Day, a doctor in the UAE has recommended that couples get tested for genetic disorders before marriage in order to prevent producing babies that have rare and expensive conditions. While from a logical standpoint this makes sense, as some would argue that it's… » 2/27/11 12:03pm 2/27/11 12:03pm

Smarty-Pants Teen Figures Out How To Game The SAT

Did you know the SAT is not a completely accurate test of raw intelligence? Probably, but now a fourteen-year-old has discovered how to ace the essay section: just write a lot. » 11/05/10 9:35am 11/05/10 9:35am

Menopause Test Won't Solve The Fertility Puzzle

A new blood test that could accurately predict when women will enter menopause may offer new information — but it's not going to solve all of women's family-planning problems. » 6/28/10 9:30am 6/28/10 9:30am

Onset Of Menopause May Be Predicted By Blood Test

According to The Guardian, Dr. Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani of Iran is set to present the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology with a study featuring a blood test that can accurately pinpoint when a woman will hit menopause. [Guardian] » 6/27/10 5:00pm 6/27/10 5:00pm

Semenya's Testosterone Within Normal Range For Women

According to a test three years ago, Caster Semenya's testosterone levels were higher than average, but still within the acceptable range for women athletes. The test showed "she is definitely a woman," says a source from Athletics South Africa. [Guardian] » 8/28/09 12:20pm 8/28/09 12:20pm