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2010-08-12 06:25:00

Obesity in younger men may lead to lower sperm count, a new study reported in the journal Fertility and Sterility suggests.

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2010-08-09 11:35:00

Researchers genetically engineer glow-in-the-dark sperm in fruit flies, revealing much more about sexual selection.

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2010-07-16 10:55:15

What do a trout, sea anemone, rooster, fly and man have in common?

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2010-06-24 06:35:00

A woman’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.

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2010-06-16 14:43:09

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.

2010-06-02 13:46:50

Since the beginning, plants and animals have deployed various mechanisms to fight pathogens.

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2010-05-31 07:15:00

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have discovered a method to select sperm with the highest DNA integrity in a bid to improve male fertility.

2010-04-27 08:29:07

Two independent groups of researchers have identified distinct roles for two proteins in a family of proteins known as PLA2s as crucial for sperm function and fertility in mice.

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2010-03-19 08:22:45

Previously unobservable events occurring between insemination and fertilization are the subject of a groundbreaking new article in Science magazine (March 18) by Mollie Manier, John Belote and Scott Pitnick, professors of biology in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences.

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2010-03-19 08:18:22

Leafcutter ant queens can live for twenty years, fertilizing millions of eggs with sperm stored after a single day of sexual activity.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.