The Future of Just-For-Fun Sex Sounds Like No Fun at All

Professor Carl Djerassi, Austrian-American chemist and inventor of the Pill, recently made an interesting prediction in the Telegraph: that, by 2050, most babies in the West will be born via IVF, thereby making all sex recreational. Yes! Let's go get our free-spirited fuck on because oh wait yeah no this is terrible. » 11/15/14 3:38pm 11/15/14 3:38pm

A Hippo Learns The Only 100% Effective Birth Control is Abstinence

As part of their management of their animals, zoos get together to create breeding recommendations for each species. But sometimes the animals have their own plans. Despite being on contraceptives, a Los Angeles Zoo hippo delivered a surprise baby on Halloween. » 11/07/14 12:55am 11/07/14 12:55am

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