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2012-01-10 11:17:06

Who knew that male fertility depends on sperm-cell architecture?

2010-04-27 08:29:07

Two independent groups of researchers have identified distinct roles for two proteins in a family of proteins known as PLA2s as crucial for sperm function and fertility in mice.

2005-06-21 18:55:00

New research has shown that combinations of chemicals found in everyday products and food have subtle but potentially damaging effects on sperm fertility.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.