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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?
Melissa Perry, Sc.D., M.H.S., professor and chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the GW School of Public Health and Health Services and adjunct associate professor at the Harvard School of Public Health, led an observational study indicating that environmental exposure to organochlorine chemicals, including Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and p,p’-DDE (the main metabolite of the insecticide DDT) can affect male reproduction.
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.
Biologists at Florida State devise new way to watch how cells move.
When sperm meets egg, the chemical instructions that tag sperm cells must be erased so that human life can start anew.
The world's largest sperm bank, Cryos, said recently that it is now turning down redheaded donors because supply is currently greater than demand.
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