By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 17, 2013 12:19 PM EDT
Researchers looked at the effects of stress on the sperm of male mice and found alterations in their own gene expression as well as their offspring's brain.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 14, 2013 08:58 PM EDT
Sexual reproduction in low gravity is harmful for growing plants– is interstellar human reproduction a no-go?
By Amber Moore | Sep 25, 2012 09:21 AM EDT
BPA exposure can shorten reproductive life, chromosomal changes and cause birth defects, says a new study.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 13, 2012 03:18 PM EDT
Despite their menacing name and their fearsome reputation, killer whales are actually just momma's boys.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 13, 2012 12:18 PM EDT
Parts of the brain that control the onset of puberty activate during sleep, according to scientists who say that it is extremely important for parents to make sure that adolescents are getting an adequate amount of sleep per night.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 12, 2012 11:54 AM EDT
Sex can trigger "remarkable" responses in women, including altered fertility, immunity, libido as well as changes in eating and sleep patterns, according to a new study.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 31, 2012 02:36 PM EDT
Scientists from the University of California, Berkeley found that promiscuous mice have significantly stronger immune systems than monogamous mice, suggesting that promiscuous mice may have developed more robust immunity to protect them against the disease-causing bacteria they are exposed to from mating with multiple partners.
By Makini Brice | Aug 22, 2012 03:30 PM EDT
New research published in the journal Nature says that the age of fathers is actually more important than mothers' ages in protecting the health of their unborn children.
By Nikki Tucker | Aug 22, 2012 02:34 PM EDT
Though health experts have largely focused their research on the effects of obesity and pregnancy on women, new studies reveal obesity can also negatively impact men's sperm resulting in poor pregnancy success.