A new study found that mothers were more likely than fathers to verbally engage their infants and make eye contact.
Fathers who spend more time taking care of their newborn child undergo changes in brain activity that make them more concerned about their baby's safety, according to a new research.
Researchers found that when obese male mice reproduced, their children had higher levels of body fat in comparison to the offspring of normal weight mice parents.
Researchers discovered that the absence of a father in a young girl's life could increase her chances of developing depressive symptoms.
According to a study published on September 5 in the open access journal PLoS ONE, men who sleep next to or near their children experience a significant decrease in testosterone level which may have implications for parenting behavior.
new research led by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) reveals a way to improve sperm quality: by ingesting healthy micro-nutrients.
Researchers have found that humans inherit the bulk of their genetic mutations from their fathers and that mutation rates increase with the father's age.