Biden Administration Proposes Title IX Overhaul, Conflates Biological Sex With Gender Identity

The U.S. Department of Education has proposed an overhaul of anti-sex-discrimination rules, reinterpreting the term “sex” as something that doesn’t have to have a biological basis. The proposal is announced on the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the federal law that prohibits “sex-based discrimination” in federally funded educational settings. It broadens the definition of “sex” … Read more

FMC Corporation unveils new Plant Health business brand identity, ‘Biologicals by FMC,’ reflecting company’s commitment to biological crop protection

Two new biologicals will be introduced in the US and Brazil this year Biologicals by FMC PHILADELPHIA, June 22, 2022 / PRNewswire / – FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC), a leading global agricultural sciences company, has launched a brand new identity for its Plant Health business to reflect the company’s continuing growth and expansion of its … Read more

Sniffing out your identity with breath biometrics – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Fukuoka, Japan — Biometric authentication like fingerprint and iris scans are a staple of any spy movie, and trying to circumvent those security measures is often a core plot point. But these days the technology is not limited to spies, as fingerprint verification and facial recognition are now common features on many of our phones. … Read more

What Is Gender Dysphoria?: Addressing The Conflict Between Biological Sex And Gender Identity

Editor’s Note: FII’s #MoodOfTheMonth for June 2022 is Pride Solidarity. We invite submissions on the many layers of this theme throughout the month. If you’d like to contribute, kindly refer to our submission guidelines and email your articles to Gender dysphoria is a term used to reflect the discomfort and uneasiness that may be … Read more

Weird pulsar with an identity crisis is spinning incredibly slowly

A single flash from the sky pointed the way to a bizarre star that rotates very slowly, making it difficult to figure out if it’s a pulsar or some other stellar object. The object, known as PSR J0901-4046, “challenges our current understanding of how these systems evolve” due to its slow pirouette of 76 seconds … Read more

‘Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity’ exhibition opens at the Science Museum of Virginia | Brand Ave. Studios

Photo provided by Science Museum of Virginia Skin – the human body’s largest and most fascinating organ – plays a vital role in all our lives. Encompassing around 22 square feet of bodily real estate, skin impacts and enhances our day-to-day lives in more ways than meets the eye. “Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity” is … Read more

Donor-conceived Coloradans would be able to learn identity of biological parents under new bill – The Durango Herald

Legislation would be first of its kind nationwide, advocates say Scientist Fabrice De Bond picks up a vial containing frozen donor sperm samples at a lab in Melbourne, Australia. (Wong Maye-E / Associated Press file) Coloradans conceived with eggs or sperm donated after 2024 would be able to learn the identity of their biological parents … Read more

Does Moon Knight have DID? The science of dissociative identity disorder, explained

The human brain is constantly bombarded with information 24/7. As you’re reading this article, your dog might be yawning, a delivery truck is passing by underneath your window, and just about a bajillion other things are occurring all around you. Your brain unconsciously filters out much of this information in a process known as “disassociation.” … Read more

How picking up your smartphone could reveal your identity – BIOENGINEER.ORG

The time a person spends on different smartphone apps is enough to identify them from a larger group in more than one in three cases say researchers, who warn of the implications for security and privacy. The time a person spends on different smartphone apps is enough to identify them from a larger group in … Read more