Should A Virile Bear Be Castrated To Give Other Bears A Chance?

According to some estimates, approximately 1 in 200 men living today in historical Mongolia are descendents of Genghis Khan. Likewise, one particularly virile bear living in western Europe is the father, grandfather, or great-grandfather of every other bear born in his territory for the last two decades. » 6/10/14 10:39am 6/10/14 10:39am

How can a small piece of copper prevent you from getting pregnant?

Birth control comes in all shapes and sizes, from the incredibly high-tech to the ridiculously simple. So if you're worried about the long-term effects of taking hormones, or tired of taking a daily birth-control pill, there's always another method of birth control that's simple, cheap and effective: the Copper T. The… » 9/18/12 11:07am 9/18/12 11:07am

A male contraceptive pill that doesn't use hormones

The creation of an effective and reversible male contraceptive method (that isn't the condom) is currently a hot research topic, as various institutes attempt to come up with a way of stopping sperm without doing any permanent harm. None of these attempts has yet resulted in a male pill, but now scientists have… » 8/16/12 10:20am 8/16/12 10:20am

Researchers create a new male contraceptive that you apply like lotion

It's been a half-century since the advent of a reliable birth control option for women, and we've developed virtually nothing similar for men. But now, owing to research done at Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, an innovative new treatment holds promise as a reversible birth… » 6/25/12 4:30pm 6/25/12 4:30pm

Men could soon blast their balls with soundwaves to prevent pregnancy

What if the male version of the birth control pill wasn't a pill at all? Scientists from the University of North Carolina say a non-oral form of male contraception is on the horizon. According to researchers, all it takes to be effective is a couple blasts of high frequency sound waves...delivered straight to the… » 1/30/12 7:00am 1/30/12 7:00am

Radio-Controlled, Implantable Sperm Valve is New Vasectomy

Vasectomies are a great form of birth control, but the downside is that they're hard to reverse. Now researchers in Australia have come up with a penis implant that could control sperm flow at the flick of a switch. Operated via remote control, the implant would act as a sort of valve, blocking sperm sometimes and… » 1/29/08 12:26pm 1/29/08 12:26pm