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  • Seeking reform, a neuroscientist argues against ‘sexist’ beliefs that keep research focused on male animals

    Stat - 05/30/2019

    In a perspective published Thursday in Science, Northeastern University neurobiologist Rebecca Shansky said that one of the biggest misconceptions among her colleagues and many male and female scientists is that female hormones — and the estrous cycle in mice, which corresponds to the menstrual cycle in women — are “messy” and complicate matters for research.

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