New Male Contraceptive Could Shrink Your ‘Nads with Nanoparticles

There are plenty of contraceptive methods available for women, but men’s options are woefully limited. You can either use condoms, which doesn’t suit those allergic to latex, or get a vasectomy, which stops you from having babies for good. To remedy the situation, researchers are investigating all kinds of alternatives — like the warm-water testicle …

Twins Born 15 Minutes Apart, In Different Years, In California

These twins will have a bunch of similarities in this life, but a birthday won’t be one of them. Even though yes, they are twins. Aylin and Alfredo Trujillo were born just 15 minutes apart, but because of the special circumstances, the details aren’t what they should be. When the Salinas California Natividad Medical Center …

AI Built to Give Ethical Answers Turns Out to be Ridiculously Racist

When we’re faced with difficult moral dilemmas, we often turn to others for advice. But you might want to be careful about who you ask — or at least take their guidance with a grain of salt. Meet Delphi. Delphi is an artificial intelligence, or AI, designed as a scientific demonstration project by researchers from …

New Male Contraceptive: A Warm Bath for Your Testicles

Yesterday, we brought you the news about scientists shipping ocelot balls across the country. Some of you may find animal genitalia inappropriate, though, so we thought we’d balance it out with a story about human testicles. A German industrial designer has developed a potential new kind of male contraceptive. The COSO male birth control device, …

Scientists Ship Ocelot Balls from Texas to Ohio to Try and Save the Species

There’s a lot of weird stuff that goes through the mail system every day. But we’re ready to bet that most delivery staff don’t handle packages of animal testicles on a regular basis. But scientists recently made such a bizarre delivery from Texas to Ohio. And it was all done in the name of saving …