Posts tagged "fertilization"

Making A Baby Is A Battle Between Warriors In “Sizing Up Sperm”

This Sunday at 9 p.m., National Geographic Channel turns the life story of sperm into a saga that looks as intense as “Gladiator.” In “Sizing Up Sperm,” humans…

Catherine Strawn | March 12, 2010 - 8:20 pm

Sperm Have To Be “Turned On” To Fertilize An Egg

A study published in the Journal of Proteome Research found that sperm can’t fertilize an egg immediately after entering the female reproductive tract. No, sperm are fickle little guys. An…

Catherine Strawn | April 14, 2009 - 3:45 pm

Grow Your Own Baby

It’s alive, it’s aliiiiiiive! German scientists have successful inseminated rats with Franken-sperm, the first lab grown man-juice. Genetics researchers at the University of Goettingen have developed fetuses through embryonic stem…

Simcha | April 8, 2008 - 4:00 pm