Some Slithery Ladies Get Pregnant Without Ever Having Sex

Imagine if you got pregnant a couple of years after having sex with a dude? Imagine if you got pregnant without ever having sex? An eastern diamond rattlesnake recently gave birth five years after mating. She just stored the sperm until she felt like it was the right time. Even crazier, a female copperhead snake that… » 10/18/11 7:00pm 10/18/11 7:00pm

What Should We Name The All-Female Lizard Species?

Scientists have long known that some all-female species of lizard can reproduce asexually, in a process called parthenogenesis. But for the first time, researchers have created a new all-female species in the lab by cross-breeding two existing species (one of which has males). They don't have a name for the new… » 5/04/11 5:27pm 5/04/11 5:27pm