Category Archives: Reproduction

Why are human babies so helpless?

A baby gazelle struggles to climb on its legs straight after being born. A newborn monkey clings tightly to its mother’s fur. And then you look at human babies, feeble and vulnerable creatures. And you can’t help but wonder how

Why are human babies so helpless?

A baby gazelle struggles to climb on its legs straight after being born. A newborn monkey clings tightly to its mother’s fur. And then you look at human babies, feeble and vulnerable creatures. And you can’t help but wonder how

Older fathers have more risk of having diseased children

Tick tock, tick tock. The clock is ticking for women. They can’t have children forever. But, although men produce sperm until late in life, in the light of accumulating evidence that the risk to have a child with a disease

Older fathers have more risk of having diseased children

Tick tock, tick tock. The clock is ticking for women. They can’t have children forever. But, although men produce sperm until late in life, in the light of accumulating evidence that the risk to have a child with a disease

Towards a contraceptive for men

Researchers identified a molecule that inhibits a protein essential for sperm production thus holding promises for the development of a male contraceptive. The total DNA contained in a human cell is about 2 meters long. The diameter of a cell

Towards a contraceptive for men

Researchers identified a molecule that inhibits a protein essential for sperm production thus holding promises for the development of a male contraceptive. The total DNA contained in a human cell is about 2 meters long. The diameter of a cell