Latest Germ cells Stories
It had long been assumed that the human sperm cell’s mission in life ended once it had transferred its freight of parental DNA to the egg.
According to a 2003 study by German and American scientists, a component of the Lily of the Valley scent known as Bourgeonal alters the calcium balance of human sperm and attracts the sperm.
Is there a simple, inexpensive, reversible male contraceptive coming to a clinic near you soon? A quick visit to a doctor’s office may soon be all that is needed for males to do their part for contraception.
A new study shows the production of sperm is more biologically taxing than previously thought, and expending energy on it has significant health implications.
Who knew that male fertility depends on sperm-cell architecture?
Wi-Fi technology could be dangerous to a man’s sperm quality, suggests a new study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility.
A Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher has achieved a significant breakthrough in male fertility, producing normal sperm from mouse cells.
Compared to most other cells in an organism, sperm undergo a radical transformation to become compact and mobile delivery systems for paternal DNA.
The accepted view of female reproduction includes a pre-determined amount of eggs in the ovaries. This population of eggs becomes depleted over time, resulting in infertility among older women.
Biologists at Florida State devise new way to watch how cells move.
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