male genitals

Some products in plastic bottles on a shelf in a supermarket. (credit: CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Chemical In Plastics May Alter Boys’ Genitals Before Birth

Chemicals that are found in plastics may alter baby boys’ genitals before birth, a new study finds.

02/22/2015

File photo of a microscope slide showing cells being transplanted. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Newsmakers)

Scientists Discover First Case Of Genital Reversal: Female Penis, Male Vagina

Displaying the first examples of animals with reversed genitals, researchers have discovered cave insects in which the females have penis-like genitals and the males have vagina-like organs.

04/20/2014