Hip bones play key role in whales' reproduction
Hip bones play key role in whales' reproduction

A new study has revealed that the pelvic (hip) bones in whales were not vestigial, but helped in their reproduction process.

 Hip bones play key role in whales' reproduction
Hip bones play key role in whales' reproduction

A new study has revealed that the pelvic (hip) bones in whales were not vestigial, but helped in their reproduction process.

Climate change ravaging Antarctic fur seals: Study

A food shortage likely caused by climate change is shrinking a South Antarctic fur seal colony and changing the profile of its surviving members, researchers have said.

Male contraceptive pills come closer to reality

A new breakthrough by an Australian scientist could finally make a male contraceptive a reality.

Why mere presence of males shortens females` lifespans in some species

Researchers have discovered that males of the laboratory roundworm secrete signalling molecules that significantly shorten the lifespan of the opposite sex.

Male guppies can reproduce for ten months even after death

A team of evolutionary biologists in Trinidad has found that male guppies continue to reproduce for at least ten months after they die.

Women could `evolve` out of menopause to bear children later

Women may evolve out of the menopause and bear children into their fifties and beyond, an Indian-origin genetics expert has claimed.

Plastic additive BPA `harms reproduction`

In a new study, researchers have found new evidence that the plastic additive BPA can disrupt women’s reproductive systems, causing chromosome damage, miscarriages and birth defects.

Number of IVF and ICSI babies reach 5 million mark

The number of babies born as a result of assisted reproduction technologies has reached an estimated total of 5 million.

Key mechanism in early embryo development `identified`

Biologists have identified the key mechanism for controlling early embryonic development.

Women’s voices don`t give cues about ovulation

A new study suggests woman’s voice does not give reliable information about the timing of ovulation.

Now, a tool to predict time left on biological clock

Levels of a hormone can reveal how many eggs a woman has remaining.

Now, a tool to predict time left on biological clock

Scientists have discovered a new method that can help women know if their biological clock is ticking.

Good-looking couple more likely to have daughters

A new study has shown that attractive couples are more likely to have daughters as compared to plainer parents.

Good-looking couple more likely to have daughters

A new study has shown that attractive couples are more likely to have daughters as compared to plainer parents.