New research shows one way sexual reproduction is advantageous over asexual reproduction: it protects against parasites
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A new study on reproductive success finds that humans don’t always conform to the roles of "promiscuous" males and "selective" females.
Spring and early summer is the nation's season of risk for conceiving a child with birth defects, a new study finds.
Leadership and overachievement might be a good predictor of which kids will go on to become parents.
Animals obviously hook up, at least during mating season. But do they like it? According to experts, there are two answers: yes, and it is impossible to know.
Calves of older killer whales have better survival rates; older age in human moms can also be beneficial.
It's great those octuplets are here and healthy, but really, humans aren't designed to have litters.
Fertility experts see the birth of octuplets as a serious medical complication, not a triumph of reproductive technology.