Blog Posts - Reproduction



The Echidna's Incredible Expanding Testicles

The echidna is a pretty strange mammal. Most notably, it is the only mammal other than the platypus that lays eggs. I've discussed in an earlier post why that doesn't disqualify it from being a mammal, but it is undeniably unusual. It's not even the...
by Synapsida on Jul 24, 2016

Top10 Health Issues Why You Are Not Having Children

There are many people in this world who are trying to have a child. But, there are many of them who are being failed to produce one. There are many reasons behind this. Most of the reasons are residing in their body, of both the husband and the wife.
by Smartrena on May 3, 2016

Flatworm Facts – Bizarre Species from the Sea

17th edition of Marine Life monthly post. Marine Life post published every 19th of the month. It aims to share information on specific marine life species and to promote their conservation. […]...
by indahs travel photography on Feb 19, 2016

Flatworm Facts – Bizarre Species from the Sea

17th edition of Marine Life monthly post. Marine Life post published every 19th of the month. It aims to share information on specific marine life species and to promote their conservation. […]...
by indahs travel photography on Feb 19, 2016

Sea Lion Bachelor Pads

Spot the maleAs I mentioned just a few weeks ago, male mammals are generally larger than female ones, although there are some notable exceptions. This is particularly the case where males have to compete for access to females, and there are few cases...
by Synapsida on Feb 7, 2016

How Antique Reproduction Furniture has Become a Modern Design Classic

When it comes to interior decorating, nothing has become more popular in recent years than antique reproduction furniture. Creating a comfortable and cosy environment in the home has become the goal for every home owner, but in recent years singular,...

Doggy is Not the Only Style

In 1999, alternative pop group The Bloodhound Gang infamously sang "You and me baby ain't nothin' but mammals / So let's do it like they do on the Discovery Channel." (Ah, talk about highbrow cultural references...) As the rest of the song lyrics mad...
by Synapsida on Dec 6, 2015

You And Mom Are Never Apart

Biology concepts – chimeras, microchimerism, autoimmunity, tolerance, self, rejection, graft vs. host disease, HLA, Rh factor Medicine can now accomplish many types of transplants – face, hand, multiple organs. What we can’t do yet i...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Sep 16, 2015

When You’re Not Just Yourself

Biology concepts – chimeras, twins, immune tolerance, ABO blood groups, random assortment The latest Wrath of the Titans movie had a chimeraas one of the monsters that had to be defeated. It had two lion heads, breathed fire, wings, and a tai...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Sep 9, 2015

Philosophy Wire: Living in the zoo…

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2015-09-05]: The authorities in India are encouraging a specific cast of people to have more children. [1] Like animals. We procreate. And when the zoo keeper wants more exhibits, we are “encouraged”. At this poin...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Sep 5, 2015

Don’t Disrespect The Dizygotic

Biology concepts – dizygotic twins, assisted reproductive therapies, in vitro fertilization, oogenesis, follicles stimulation, hormones, body mass index In the 2015 movie Spy, Melissa McCarthy looks like a housewife, but gets to prove herself...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Sep 2, 2015

When A Twin Vanishes

Biology Concepts – conjoined twins, resorbed twin, monozygotic twin, spina bifida, fetus in fetu, vanishing twin Abby and Brittany Hensel are the ultimate in teamwork. They drive a car, walk, go swimming, even use a computer keyboard with eac...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Aug 12, 2015

Benefits of Basil Leaves for Health and Female Organs

Benefits of Basil Leaves for Health and Female Organs – Did you know that there are many benefits of basil leaves for health, especially for us as women? Yup, there are ways to maintain the health of the female reproductive organs by using basil l...
by Health Information on Jul 31, 2015

Ovaries March To A Different Drummer

Biology concepts – neuroendocrine, ovary, bilateral asymmetry, internal asymmetry, absence asymmetry, hormones, ovulation Many things we are taught in school just aren’t so. The Salem witch trials, for example, did not result in women being...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Jul 15, 2015

Agave bulbils—hundreds, maybe thousands of them!

I know you’ve been waiting with bated breath for the next installment in my ongoing saga centering on the Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’ near our front door. It began to flower about nine months ago. The last time I wrote about it, on May 13, th...
by Bamboo and More on Jul 13, 2015

What Happens to Sperm Once They’re Inside a Woman?

A sperm’s journey from vagina to egg is only 15 centimeters long, but it’s a race with attrition. Read more... The post What Happens to Sperm Once They’re Inside a Woman? appeared first on dimianta.

What the Heck Are Those Doing There?

Biology concepts – internal asymmetry, neuroendocrine, reproduction, hormone, absence symmetry This is the Decatur County Courthouse in Greensburg Indiana. A mulberry tree has been growing out of the steeple for over a hundred years. Nature h...
by As Many Exceptions As Rules on Jul 8, 2015

Boxers Vs. Briefs – The Great Underwear Debate!

Are You A Boxer Or A Briefs Man? What Is All The Fuss About And Why Is It Important? There […]...
by Male Enhancement Blog on Jun 24, 2015

Bird is a word

  Got some cute nestlings in my garden at home. Love spring!  ...
by Pinch of Adventure on May 18, 2015

A Time to Breed and a Time to Die

Grey slender opossumLooking after the children can be a stressful and exhausting activity. Other issues aside, offspring need feeding and looking after, which can put a drain on the mother's own energy reserves, never mind the need to feed the extra...
by Synapsida on Apr 12, 2015


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