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Sperm Donor Found To Be The Father Of 150 Children
2011-09-06 12:53:44

The son of a donor has found that he has 150 half-siblings who came from the same donor.

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2011-08-19 14:49:59

Scientists have discovered exactly how a human egg captures incoming sperm to begin the process of fertilization.

2011-08-04 13:36:52

In new research that could have implications for improving fertilization in humans and other mammals, life scientists studied interactions between individual sperm and eggs in red abalone, an ocean-dwelling snail, and made precise chemical measurements and physical models of these interactions.

2011-04-14 21:03:08

Washington State University researchers have confirmed a critical step in cell division that results in age-related miscarriages and birth defects, including Down syndrome.

2011-03-17 21:00:03

A team of researchers at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), Portugal, discovered that pollen, the organ that contains the plant male gametes, communicate with the pistil, their female counterpart, using a mechanism commonly observed in the nervous system of animals.

2011-03-03 12:26:01

A new study published in the International Journal of Andrology reveals that semen quality has significantly deteriorated during the last ten years in Finland, a country that previously was a region with high sperm counts.

2011-02-02 14:50:50

Biologists at the University of Leicester have published results of a new study into the intricacies of sex in flowering plants.

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2010-10-28 09:30:00

Researchers have linked a chemical compound commonly used in the making of plastics to low-sperm counts and other reproductive issues among Chinese factory workers.

2010-10-26 00:01:43

Researchers Lay Groundwork for Creation of Artificial Human Testicle Researchers have now found a way to propagate primary human Sertoli cells in the laboratory -- the first step, say investigators, to developing an artificial human testicle for reproductive research.

2010-10-22 01:38:48

Researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have been able to describe the 3D structure of a complete egg receptor that binds sperm at the beginning of fertilization.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.