New research from the University of East Anglia shows that an evolutionary force known as 'sexual selection' can explain the persistence of sex as a dominant mechanism for reproducing offspring.
Famously, the use of caged birds to alert miners to the invisible dangers of gases such as carbon monoxide gave rise to the cautionary metaphor "canary in a coal mine."
As a young(ish) female, I have been cautioned many times over the years that if I want to be taken seriously then I shouldn't make jokes about my work on sperm, and that it is probably better to avoid talking about my research ...
Nutrition and metabolism are closely linked with reproductive health. Several reproductive disorders including polycystic ovary syndrome, amenorrhea, and ovarian cancer have been linked to malnutrition, diabetes, and obesity. ...
Solar power is not all sunshine. It has a dark side -- particularly in developing countries, according to a new study by a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, engineering professor.
New research suggests that men are what they eat, at least when it comes to reproductive health.
Scientists have identified a protein involved in the life cycle of the malarial parasite, paving the way for a new vaccine to reduce disease spread.
A new report into secondary school students' sexual health has found that fifteen percent of students were sent unwanted sexually explicit material.
Estrogen occurs naturally in cow's milk. Recently, there has been concern that consuming milk containing elevated amounts of estrogen could affect blood levels of the hormone in humans, leading to an increased risk of some ...
High levels of vitamin D are linked to improved fertility and reproductive success, a study of wild sheep has found.