Friday, March 31, 2023


Females supercharge sperm evolution, especially in animals

Sperm evolution becomes supercharged only when they swim inside females.

A new model system for studying early embryonic development

Errors at the start of life

Endocrine disruptors threaten the semen quality

The study has established a link between poor semen quality in adult men and their mothers’ occupational exposure to endocrine disruptors during pregnancy.

A study found correlations between electronic media use at night and poor sperm quality

The influence of direct mobile phone radiation on sperm quality.

Human sperm swims in an entirely different way than previously thought

This was an incredible surprise.

Different women’s eggs attract different men’s sperm

According to a new study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, human eggs appear to "choose" which sperm will become the...

How does the mother’s half-genome merge with father’s half-genome?

The paternal genome genomes an enormous trade of histone with protamine for compaction into sperm during spermiogenesis. Upon fertilization, this procedure is potently reversed,...

A first in-depth look at the microbiome of human sperm

What human sperm RNA-Seq tells us about the microbiome?

Fish oil supplements improve the quality of sperm in young men

This is the first well-designed study from a general population and including healthy individuals published to date.

Sperm are rapidly influenced by diet

The interplay between nutrition and male reproductive health.

Measuring mutations in sperm may reveal risk for autism in future children

Providing a more accurate assessment of ASD risk in future children.

Study uncovered new potential genetic causes of male infertility

Male infertility is due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function, or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems,...

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