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Why the Supreme Court Punted on the HBU Birth Control Case

Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court recently (May 16, 2016) sent Zubik v. Burwell back to lower courts. A ruling in the Texas case (which includes challenges from Houston Baptist University and East Texas Baptist University) would have clarified whether an Obama Administration mandate for some employers to provide birth control benefits to employees runs afoul of […]

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Baylor Researchers Hunt for Safe, Male Contraceptive Drug

Posted on · Imagine a colorful cupcake sprinkle in a long glass jar full of thousands of other sprinkles. Which one can you pick that has the right binding properties to stick to the new cupcake icing you’ve created? Researcher Dr. Martin Matzuk has been thinking about that scenario that for years, or really, he’s been imagining the […]