Will too many hot chili peppers kill you? Is the moon on the verge of erupting? PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
Correcting some misconceptions about, well, conception.
Study shows pesticide levels likely linked to birth defects in babies conceived during spring and summer months
Fact-checking Todd Akin
The things that parents do and eat can change what traits they pass on to their unborn babies--but scientists are saying it's too soon to be giving pregnancy advice based on epigenetics studies.
No caffeine? Say it ain't so, science!
Rats whose DNA changes with grooming, fetuses less damaged by cocaine than tobacco, and more in this week's round up
A recent study shows that a huge percentage of Peru's emergency contraceptives are not what they appear.
'Tis the season for conception.
In a new column we tackle the studies that make us say "duh." First up: HIV-positive women still want babies
Overweight moms who underestimate weight gain more
Previous attempts to transplant uteri have largely failed.
Ants, minus the venom
The transcript from our February 2002 infertility chat on America Online.
Will we grow babies outside their mothers' bodies?
We're doing so much better than teens in the 1950s.
A bacterium inside the coffee berry borer could provide clues as to how to fight it
Japan grows the world's first genetically modified decaf coffee bean.
By observing the seahorse's unusual sex roles, scientists hope to learn more about how they came to be
New systems will use your cell phone to tell if your food is fresh
You think you know, but you have no idea