Athlete Caster Semenya will need to take hormone-lowering agents, or have surgery, if she wishes to continue her career in her chosen events. But the decision to ban her is flawed on many grounds.
Sports are segregated by sex. But what happens when athletes don't fit neatly into sport's definition of gender?
The great South African runner Caster Semenya may have competed in her last 800-metre race. She has been demonized for more than a decade, like many other female athletes before her.
Sport is a special domain, but it is not immune from the law and human rights. We're yet to see if the United Nations Human Rights Council will take steps following a new ruling on testosterone.
The question of whether heightened testosterone confers an advantage for some female athletes remains contentious.
So-called normal levels of testosterone are approximations, but can help researchers investigate disease and treatments.
What we thought we knew about male development since the 1950s has now been turned on its head.
Disorders affecting penis development are among the most common birth defects seen in humans, and rates are on the rise.
Gender differences in jobs and attitudes are wider in countries with more equality, but that's not the end of the story.
Better childhood environments linked with higher testosterone levels in later life.
A new policy may spell the end of Caster Semenya's illustrious running career.
Until now, Australia was the only country that required youth with gender dysphoria to seek approval from the Family Court for the second stage of hormone treatments.
Some parents think their four-year-old boy's emotional outbursts and aggressive behaviour can be blamed on their hormones. Here's why that's a myth.
Athletic ability is often linked to size – of muscles and bones. New studies are suggesting, however, that the relative size of two fingers could be more predictive of ability.
Having a newborn can be rough, whether you're a mom or a dad. New research ties men's testosterone to their postpartum depression – with some surprising upsides for their partners.
Here's what research actually says about differences between males and females – and the question of what's innate and what's acquired.
Tumour evolution was first identified 40 years ago. We're finally making good progress with it.
Doctors should examine more than just sperm count in infertile men.
Women are paid 20 percent less than men in the US but live about five years longer than men. You might be surprised at the reasons that men, on average, die at a younger age.
Morning penile erections affect all males, even males in the womb and male children.