July 8, 2013|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
In Chapter 3, “From Mating to Conception,” author Robert Martin explores the question of why humans and other primates frequently engage in sexual intercourse when females are not fertile.
July 1, 2013|
Women may be able to store viable sperm for longer than a week, thus contributing to apparent variability in pregnancy lengths.
February 13, 2013|
As reproductive tissues age, DNA repair mechanisms become less efficient, causing genomic damage to accumulate.
August 20, 2012|
Researchers identify a nerve growth factor in semen that stimulates ovulation in certain mammals, and which could shed light on human infertility.
July 9, 2012|
Opinion is divided on a new paper showing that adult ovaries do not contain egg-making stem cells, contrary to the findings of two recent studies that themselves appeared to overturn longstanding dogma.
January 30, 2012|
Zapping testicles with ultrasound appears to reduce sperm counts to low levels in rats.
August 30, 2011|
Older male mice sired offspring that had more copy number mutations, including several linked to autism and schizophrenia.