Last Updated: Saturday, April 17, 2010, 00:00
Scientists have disclosed secret behind the biggest question in reproductive science—why most sexually reproducing organisms have two contrasting sex cells.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 09, 2010, 00:00
Have you ever been curious about your sperm count? If so, a home fertility test could be just the right course, say scientists.
Last Updated: Friday, February 05, 2010, 00:00
In a breakthrough study, scientists from University of California, San Francisco, have identified a mechanism that prompts the male sperm to start swimming to reach and fertilize egg.
Last Updated: Friday, November 27, 2009, 00:00
Spending too much time surfing the web can affect the sperm-count in men, a new study suggests.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 00:00
A new study has shown that HIV can be transmitted by sperm and not just semen. It is well known that during sexual intercourse, HIV-infected men transmit HIV through their semen.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 00:00
A sperm donor passed on a potentially deadly genetic heart condition to 9 of his 24 children, including one who died at age 2 from heart failure.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 07, 2009, 00:00
Graz University scientists in Austria say that compound found in human sperm, known as spermidine, may prove the next weapon in the fight against ageing.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 02, 2009, 00:00
Discovering a lock-and-key mechanism between sperm and egg cells, scientists may have moved a step further towards sparing infertile couples the pain, anguish and expense of fruitless IVF treatments.