By Chris Weller | Fri, 11/22/2013 - 13:54
Scientists have reduced the Y chromosome's necessity to only 2 genes, in order to enable assisted reproduction in males.
By Samantha Olson | Fri, 06/28/2013 - 14:47
New studies explore whether people engage in sex at night due to the convenience or the primal desire to procreate.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 06/17/2013 - 12:19
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 | Thu, 03/14/2013 - 20:58
Sexual reproduction in low gravity is harmful for growing plants– is interstellar human reproduction a no-go?
By Amber Moore | Tue, 09/25/2012 - 09:21
BPA exposure can shorten reproductive life, chromosomal changes and cause birth defects, says a new study.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 09/13/2012 - 15:18
Despite their menacing name and their fearsome reputation, killer whales are actually just momma's boys.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 09/13/2012 - 12:18
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 | Wed, 09/12/2012 - 11:54
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 | Fri, 08/31/2012 - 14:36
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 | Wed, 08/22/2012 - 15:30
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 | Wed, 08/22/2012 - 14:34
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.