A Mysterious Ocean ‘Blob’ Might Have Kept Female Whales From Getting Pregnant
Scientists believe the blob gives us a grim look at how climate change could affect whales.
The Plan to Seed Life on Alien Planets
The 50th anniversary of "Earthrise" is the perfect opportunity to think about sending Earth's life to the stars.
We Looked Into Whether Tight Underwear Is a Sperm-Killer
Whether you’re a laid-back boxers-wearer or an uptight fan of briefs, the choice may have an influence on your sperm health.
Psychopaths May Have an Evolutionary Advantage
As uncomfortable as the thought may be, traits that assist in reproduction tend to get passed on.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
Does Weed Actually Work for Period Cramps?
Menstrual pain could soon be a condition that qualifies for medical marijuana.
Latina Women Faced Racial Biases from Forced Sterilization Programs
Latina women’s reproduction continues to be portrayed as a threat.
Nicole L. Novak
Scientists Inflated Dead Dolphin Dicks to Simulate Cetacean Sex
“The degree of coevolution is astounding.”
Being a Male Duck Is One Big Dick Measuring Contest
Ducks are known for their bizarre corkscrew penises and complex vaginas.
Women Are Freezing Their Eggs Due to a 'Deficit' of Educated Men, Study Claims
We talked to the researcher behind the study rebuking the claim that women who participate in IVF typically do so to "preserve" their careers.
We Are Programmed to Die Early, and That’s a Good Thing
Complex systems theorists have created a model that overturns longstanding assumptions about the relationship between death and natural selection.
The 15 Best Mona Lisa Imitations in History
Electric Object gathers the 15 best copies of the iconic painting from 500 years of reproductions.
Watch War-Painted Female Fruit Flies Fight After Sex
The lady insects have some sick fighting moves, including leg-fencing and headbutts.