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2014-07-29 23:02:29

In a new study, researchers mated worms of different species and found that the females’ lifespans and number of offspring were drastically reduced compared with females mated with the same

Flower Development In 3D
2014-07-14 03:36:22

14 developmental stages of the flower of Arabidopsis thaliana from very early meristematic floral initiation to fully developed seeds were monitored with micro-computed tomography in 3D

Size And Shape Of Sperm In Young Men Affected By Cannabis Use
2014-06-05 03:48:01

Young men who use cannabis may be putting their fertility at risk by inadvertently affecting the size and shape of their sperm according to research published today (Thursday 5 June 2014).

2014-05-13 11:44:47

A plethora of endocrine-disrupting chemicals interfere with human sperm function in a way that may have a negative impact on fertilization.

2014-04-08 11:41:02

Researchers have discovered a way of reducing the fertility of malaria-carrying mosquitoes, potentially providing a new tactic to combat the disease.

2014-02-14 08:25:59

Sperm meet egg NEW YORK, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pressure to make Valentine's Day all about sex and passion can feel daunting for 1 in 10 women in the

Spermbots Remotely Controlled By Magnetic Fields
2013-12-15 05:41:05

A team of German scientists has developed a sperm-based system that could aid in fertilization and drug delivery, according to a new study published in the journal Advanced Materials.

Two Y Genes Can Replace Entire Y Chromosome For Assisted Reproduction In Mice
2013-11-21 15:33:20

The Y chromosome is a symbol of maleness, present only in males and encoding genes important for male reproduction. But live mouse offspring can be generated with assisted reproduction using germ cells from males with the Y chromosome contribution limited to only two genes: the testis determinant factor Sry and the spermatogonial proliferation factor Eif2s3y.

2013-04-30 10:32:23

Sperm cell release can be triggered by tightening the grip around the delivery organ.

2013-04-24 16:40:10

Scientists in Mainz and Aachen have discovered a new mechanism that controls egg cell fertility and that might have future therapeutic potential.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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