reproduction

environment

Disastrous Calving Season Puts Atlantic’s Right Whales in Serious Jeopardy

Whale experts say the species could be reproductively extinct within 25 years.
Lindsay Kneteman
4.9.18
Stuff

A Serious Conversation with a Scientist About How the Dragons on 'Game of Thrones' Fuck

Probably best to consider it a non-canonical conversation.
Mike Pearl
5.17.16
Stuff

What It’s Like to Buy Sperm from One of Canada’s 55(ish) Semen Donors

It's a little like eugenics and that's a little icky.
J.L. Bowman
9.17.15
Stuff

Getting Paid to Jerk Off Isn’t All It's Cracked Up to Be

Sperm donation is an easy way to make money, but it'll make you feel judged, ruin your sex life, and haunt you with the idea that you could have genetic offspring out there somewhere.
Justin Caffier
5.27.15
News

Should Climate Change Stop Us from Having Babies?

The fact that the earth's atmosphere will undergo some pretty fundamental changes in the next generation raises questions about the benefits of procreation.
Eric Holthaus
3.5.15
News

Fish with Gigantic Genitals Were the First Species to Get Laid

Sometime around 430 million years ago, a fish known as a placoderm developed arms, legs, jaws, and genitals. Then, according to paleontologist John Long, two of those placoderms threw their inhibitions out the window and got down to fuckin'.
Allie Conti
10.21.14
Stuff

We Asked Three Doctors How Illegal Drugs Affect Your Sperm

The older you get, the less wise it is to habitually use cocaine, meth, weed, acid, or heroin—especially if you're planning on having a child in the near future. We got an expert panel to explain just what drugs will do to your "little swimmers."
Dave Schilling
10.2.14
This Week in Teens

This Week in Teens: Michael Brown Is Dead, and Now We Know Who Killed Him

America invented teenagers and apparently reserves the right to kill them in cold blood, too.
Hanson O'Haver
8.15.14