#Reproduction

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Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm | Science | Smithsonian

Seminal research reveals that sperm change their cargo as they travel the reproductive tract—and the differences can have consequences for fertility

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Women struggling to get pregnant may have a safer option after this ‘big breakthrough’

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the Center for Human Reproduction say they have grown a human egg to full maturity for the first time, offering a less risky fertilization option for some women struggling to get pregnant.

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Sperm count plummets in Western men. Does that mean it’ll be harder to have kids?

By examining thousands of studies and conducting a meta-analysis of 185, researchers looked at semen samples from 42,935 men from 50 countries from 1973 to 2011. They found that sperm concentration – the number of sperm per milliliter of semen – had d