Squirrel feeders laced with contraceptives could be used to suppress grey squirrels in the UK.
Feb. 3, 2021 • ~7 min
An excerpt from “Resetting the Table: Straight Talk about the Food We Grow and Eat” by Robert Paarlberg, associate in the Sustainability Science Program at the Harvard Kennedy School and at Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.
Feb. 2, 2021 • ~21 min
Harbour porpoises exposed to PCBs had shrunken testicles, suggesting sperm and fertility effects.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~5 min
New research shows that one-third of yearly nitrogen runoff from Midwest farms to the Gulf of Mexico occurs during a few heavy rainstorms. New fertilizing schedules could reduce nitrogen pollution.
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~9 min
North Americans are most likely to succeed in getting pregnant in late November and early December, especially if they live in the US South.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~5 min
Heavy rain events, which happen just a few days each year, have an outsize role in sending nitrogen runoff into waterways, computer modeling indicates.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~5 min
Older male monkeys sire fewer offspring, a new study shows. The finding could have implications for human infertility, researchers report.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Nearly every country will see their populations fall as the world has fewer babies.
July 14, 2020 • ~7 min
"It's important that women who elect to have a C-section know that there is a chance they may have difficulty conceiving in the future."
July 9, 2020 • ~5 min
Mapping the mechanism that lets legumes make their own ammonium fertilizer could help make agriculture more sustainable.
June 3, 2020 • ~6 min