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Nature logo - links to Nature pieceMale and female cells can behave differently — it is time that researchers, journals and funders took this seriously, writes Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer in her comment for Nature. In this fascinating article Elizabeth, Portia's co-founder and director, tracks the many ways that cells differ in accordance with their sex, irrespective of their history of exposure to sex hormones and the implications this has for research methodologies, many of which do not take account of cell sex at present. The article highlights the sex and gender issues in science beyond that of participation, demonstrating the spectrum of issues that our work at Portia covers. Go to the Nature website to read the article.

1 August 2013