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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.
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.
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.
Two new studies have shed more light on how smoking may damage fertility, and give further weight to advice that mothers and fathers-to-be should stop smoking before attempting to conceive.
Obesity in younger men may lead to lower sperm count, a new study reported in the journal Fertility and Sterility suggests.
Researchers genetically engineer glow-in-the-dark sperm in fruit flies, revealing much more about sexual selection.
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A womanâ€™s body could be instinctively selective about sperm, allowing some sperm to make it to the egg while killing off the chances of less suitable contenders.
Inbred male sperm have been found to fertilize fewer eggs when in competition with non-inbred males according to a new study by the University of East Anglia.
Since the beginning, plants and animals have deployed various mechanisms to fight pathogens.
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