- A range of women opt to freeze their eggs, a process which begins with egg retrieval and ends with thawing and in vitro fertilization.
- Men and women have evolved to have different mate preferences, ensuring the likelihood of reproducing.
- Scientists have reduced the Y chromosome's necessity to only 2 genes, in order to enable assisted reproduction in males.
- Men who walk with their romantic partners walk at a slower pace than when they're alone, with their bros, and even when they're with other women.
- New studies explore whether people engage in sex at night due to the convenience or the primal desire to procreate.
Stress Can Damage Sperm Quality, Leading To Stunted Brain Development Of Resulting Children, According To Mouse StudyResearchers 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.
- Sexual reproduction in low gravity is harmful for growing plants– is interstellar human reproduction a no-go?
- BPA exposure can shorten reproductive life, chromosomal changes and cause birth defects, says a new study.
Killer Whales Are "Momma's Boys": Why Middle-Aged Male Whales Are 14 Times More Likely to Die if Mom's Not ThereDespite their menacing name and their fearsome reputation, killer whales are actually just momma's boys.
- 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.
Sex Produces "Remarkable" Responses in Female Genes Linked to Fertility, Behavior and Sleep and Eating PatternsSex 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.
- 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.