Posts Tagged "sperm"

15 Crazy Facts about Sperm!


Posted By on Feb 20, 2011

The CBS News website has a gallery o’ sperm facts, photos and photo illustrations that will allow you to pepper conversations with endearing trivia like this: “This is the best movie I’ve seen in months.  Speaking of months, did you know that it takes two months to create a single sperm?” The site’s design is visually confusing, so be sure to look to the right of the images for the story about each...

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Sperm Created in UK Lab?


Posted By on Jul 8, 2009

Scientists in Britain claim to have created sperm in their lab. The tiny swimmers seem to have many characteristics of human sperm, what with heads and tails, chromosomes and proteins. You can see a taped news story here. The process of creating sperm uses stem cells from human embryos, which are then destroyed. Other scientists debate whether the product created should actually be considered sperm, but regardless, this is fascinating...

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