Scientists may have discovered the cure to herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), a lifelong and incurable sexually transmitted infection that is currently affecting estimated 417 million people aged 15-49 worldwide.
Millions of tons of microplastics wind up in the world's oceans, threatening various marine life. A recent study, however, sheds light on how the tiny plastic particles are impacting Pacific oysters and their reproductive success.
Promiscuous male crickets ultimately reduce their chances of having a child due to sperm competition -- as their partners will also mate with many other males.
Giants pandas give birth to more cubs when they are able to choose their mates, a new study revealed. This may help conservationists better protect these endangered animals.
Scientists recently bred the first litter of pigs with a genetic resistance to a deadly virus known as Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS).
Rare wood turtle eggs were recently unearthed during a backyard renovation in Nova Scotia. Thanks to the homeowner's care, the eggs were able to fully develop, and the hatchlings have made it safely to the nearest pond where they will hibernate through winter.
Extremely rare tortoise twins born at the Garden State Tortoise organization in New Jersey beat incredible odds to make it into the world but not without some help from the organization's founder.
Howler monkeys are fairly small animals, but can roar as powerfully as tigers. This ability comes at a evolutionary trade-off, though: howler monkeys with louder calls often have smaller reproductive organs, a recent study revealed.
The breeding success of white-tailed eagles is being threatened by the growth and expansion of wind farms, which could further reduce populations of these unique birds.
Warmer climates are yielding more female hatchlings, researchers explain in a new study. This could have serious impacts on the survival of struggling loggerhead sea turtle populations in Florida.