A diet low in fat and high in egg whites could be the key to boosting male fertility according to a new pilot study.
We know that sometimes animals have unlikely friendships. Whether it’s circumstances that throw them together or they just happen to find a friend from another species, animals will occasionally become pals, creating an unconventional alliance. These unusual relationships cause a…
Researchers have put DNA evidence together with long-term genealogical data to explore questions of biological fatherhood on a broad scale among people living in parts of Western Europe over the last 500 years. The study found evidence of extra-pair paternity events turned up more often in people of lower socioeconomic status who lived in densely populated cities in the 19th century.
(Wiley) A recent theory states that women enter menopause at different ages and have varying extents of symptoms due in part to residence patterns after marriage — or whether couples disperse to live with paternal or maternal kin. Investigators found little support for this theory in a study of four ethnic groups in China, however. The findings are published in Ecology and Evolution.
Sperm quality can be improved with a simple diet supplement containing a compound found in cooked tomatoes, according to new research.
Dog ownership was associated with a 33% lower risk of early death for heart attack survivors living alone and 27% reduced risk of early death for stroke survivors living alone, compared to people who did not own a dog. Dog ownership was associated with a 24% reduced risk of all-cause mortality and a 31% lower risk of death by heart attack or stroke compared to non-owners.
It’s not just in your head — these tough political times are making all of us a little sick. From losing sleep to feeling depressed to arguing with family and friends, today’s democracy in action isn’t exactly inspiring any of…
(Field Museum) By looking at 90-year-old crocodile skulls in museum collections and double-checking with live specimens at a zoological park in Florida, researchers have just discovered a new species of ten-foot-long croc. The new species, Crocodylus halli, is from the southern part of New Guinea, and until now, scientists had thought it was the same species that lived on the northern part of the island.