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Monarch butterfly development is cooler than we thought
Warmer winters could have a surprising impact.
What avocados and clownfish have in common, sexually speaking
Sex isn’t nearly as binary as you think it is.
What sex is this tomato plant? It depends on when you ask.
No binaries for these vineries.
Unhealthy sperm can play a role in lost pregnancies
Bringing a pregnancy to term requires a healthy sperm and egg.
This healthy baby came out of a dead person’s uterus
It could open up uterine transplants to a lot more people.
How jumping genes hijack their way into the next generation of babies
Where do transposons do their transposing?
These animals will self-amputate arms, legs, and even sex organs to survive
And for other weird reasons, too.
We’re really bad at making babies
Anatomical compromises from millions of years ago have made birth hard for humans.
These animals spend their whole lives waiting to have sex, and then they die
Existing just to have sex is a solid evolutionary strategy.
Six animals having worse sex than you
Sex is terrible for almost all female animals.