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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.
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.
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.
Leafcutter ant queens can live for twenty years, fertilizing millions of eggs with sperm stored after a single day of sexual activity.
Most of us probably think of sperm as rather active little cells, swimming with quick movements of their "tail" or flagella.
UCSF researchers have identified an elusive molecular regulator that controls the ability of human sperm to reach and fertilize the egg, a finding that has implications on both treating male infertility and preventing pregnancy.
Prototype Anonymous Donor Database In Development FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four of America's leading donor sperm providers have formed a new, non-profit association, the Association of Gamete Donor Providers (AGDP).
TAU study offers an evolutionary explanation for today's fertility problems.
Attractive males release fewer sperm per mating to maximize their chances of producing offspring across a range of females, according to a new paper on the evolution of ejaculation strategies.
For the first time ever, British scientists announced on Wednesday they had created human sperm using embryonic stem cells.
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