fertility

tech-science

Scientists Flew Sperm In Microgravity to See if Babies Could Be Born In Space

“In the future, having gametes and embryos stored in a bank outside the Earth will be very important.”
Becky Ferreira
6.25.19
Asking for a friend

Can I Skip My Period Safely?

Doctors break down why getting your period is actually optional.
Elizabeth Brown
5.31.18
Fast Food

Some Women Believe Eating McDonald's Fries After Sex Helps You Get Pregnant

Looking for a perfect post-coital, baby-making snack?
Mayukh Sen
1.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Sperm Count of Western Men Has Dropped 50 Percent in 40 Years

International researchers in a landmark fertility study describe their findings as "an urgent wake up call."
Katherine Gillespie
7.25.17
crime

How a Fertility Doctor Impregnated Patients with His Own Sperm

Dr Karbaat secretly fathered at least 19 donor-conceived children in his own fertility clinic.
Ewout Lowie
6.12.17
beer

This Watercress-Infused Beer Claims to Boost Sex Drive

Brewed by Dorset-based Cerne Abbas Brewery, the ale is apparently “very fruity with a peppery kick.”
Daisy Meager
5.18.17
Parentng

The Couples That Use a Sibling as a Sperm or Egg Donor

For gay couples who want both partners to have a genetic connection to their child, it's becoming increasingly popular.
Amelia Abraham
2.1.17
Stuff

My Struggles with IVF: It's Not About Failure – It's About Hope

At 32, the last place I expected to find myself was in an operating room, conked out on anaesthetic with a lubricated ultrasound probe and an egg-retrieval needle passed through my vagina. But here I am.
Kat Lister
8.24.15
Stuff

A Guide to Periods For Men

A woman's period is so natural, your mum couldn't have made you without it. Did I just make you think of your mum's period? Great. We're getting somewhere.
Lisa Ludwig
8.14.15
Stuff

Talking to a Veterinarian Putting Victoria’s Koalas on Birth Control

"Too many koalas" sounds like an adorable problem to have, but in fact a population explosion has resulted in many dying of starvation.
Wendy Syfret
5.28.15
Travel

Here Are Some Photos of Greek People Dancing With Giant Penises

Alexandros Avramidis
2.26.15
Stuff

India Isn't the Only Country Tampering With Women's Wombs

And it's often for more reasons than misguided attempts at population control through the most brutal means possible.
Cat McShane
11.19.14
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