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
Insurance coverage for infertility treatments reduces maternal mortality by 20% among white women, research finds.
June 3, 2020 • ~5 min
Society shapes people’s preferences and emphasises the value of having genetically related children.
April 28, 2020 • ~6 min
One enzyme may determine whether human development starts correctly. The discovery could help explain why some fertilization fails.
April 3, 2020 • ~3 min
The genome of the hornwort, one of the first plants to colonize land, may offer a way to grow crops more efficiently with less synthetic fertilizer.
March 16, 2020 • ~4 min