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Posts tagged testes

February 20, 2014

 

A baseball cradled in a baseball glove

Do Smaller Testicles Really Result In Better Dads?

Though you may have heard otherwise, there isn't enough evidence to prove that this is the case.

January 9, 2014

 

A multitude of red blood cells packed together

Oy Veins!

Have you ever wondered how those pesky varicose veins form?

August 23, 2012

 

Female Anthias fish

Sex Changes In Nature: Yes, It Does Happen!

Females can activate their testes and deactivate their ovaries.

October 20, 2010

 

Parrot fish making a "kissy face"

Fish That Change Sex?

Did you know that there are fish out there that can change sex?

September 27, 2003

 

Oy Vein!

Varicose veins in the legs occur when the valves in a vein near the surface of the skin malfunction. Valves usually keep blood from flowing backwards in the vein once it’s been pumped towards the heart.

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