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June 13, 2014

 

A microscopic worm sits next to a microscopic egg.

Run For Your Lives, Roundworms!

Roundworms don't actually need to mate to reproduce. When they do mate, though, the consequences can be deadly.

April 6, 2012

 

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Attack Of The Clams

If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.

March 2, 2011

 

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How To Define “Male” And “Female”

Sure, there are physical differences but outside of mammals, the terms "male" and "female" take on different meanings.

October 20, 2010

 

Parrot fish making a "kissy face"

Fish That Change Sex?

Did you know that there are fish out there that can change sex?

May 21, 2007

 

Cute baby

The Male Fertility Clock

Medically speaking, it's generally known that when it comes to being pregnant and giving birth, younger is better. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

April 11, 2006

 

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Waiting for a Boy

According to a study, the longer it takes a woman to get pregnant, the greater her chances of having a boy.

April 22, 2004

 

Overfishing Whales and the Environment

Are whales ruining our environment? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 13, 2004

 

The Human Body

Learn some fun and interesting facts about the human body on this Moment of Science.

October 30, 2003

 

Sperm Sniff Out Their Targets

Do sperm have noses? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Ride the Sperm Train

The female wood mouse has multiple mates, so the sperm of this wood mouse may be competing with sperm from other males.

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