Grandmother Orcas Help Young Whales Survive and Thrive: Study
Grandmother Orcas Help Young Whales Survive and Thrive: Study
Post-menopausal orcas tied to an increase in calf survival by providing food, care, and guidance.
Grandmother Orcas Help Young Whales Survive and Thrive: Study
Grandmother Orcas Help Young Whales Survive and Thrive: Study

Post-menopausal orcas tied to an increase in calf survival by providing food, care, and guidance.

Post-menopausal orcas tied to an increase in calf survival by providing food, care, and guidance.

menopause
Bone and the Microbiome Have a Brittle Relationship
Bone and the Microbiome Have a Brittle Relationship
Kerry Grens | Jul 12, 2019
Animal studies and a few small clinical trials show it’s possible to get commensal microbes to protect against bone loss, rather than contribute to it.
“Grandmother Hypothesis” Gets Some Support“Grandmother Hypothesis” Gets Some Support
“Grandmother Hypothesis” Gets Some Support
Ashley Yeager | Feb 7, 2019
New studies suggest forebears’ age and physical proximity matter when it comes to their grandkids’ survival.
Contributors
Chris Palmer and Kate Yandell | Sep 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the September 2013 issue of The Scientist.
Why Women Lose Fertility
Why Women Lose Fertility
Daniel Levitis and Alan Cohen | Sep 1, 2013
Mating behavior is an unlikely driver of women's reproductive aging.
Putting the Men in Menopause
Putting the Men in Menopause
Jon Stone | Sep 1, 2013
Can mating behavior explain the evolution of menopause in humans?
You Are <em>When</em> You Eat
You Are When You Eat
Mary Beth Aberlin | Sep 1, 2013
Circadian time zones and metabolism
Menopause Caused by Men?
Menopause Caused by Men?
Bob Grant | Jun 17, 2013
A new hypothesis holds that women become infertile later in life because males prefer younger mates.
Mothers-In-Law and Menopause
Hayley Dunning | Aug 23, 2012
Competition for resources between mothers- and daughters-in-law having children at the same time could have been a driver for the emergence of menopause.