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sperm

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3D video of sperm could help docs spot strong swimmers

By generating a progressive series of holograms, scientists can watch sperm move and look for structural anomalies that make them less viable, helping to improve odds during in vitro fertilization.

By February 11, 2014

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Snowballs undies want to help men (and their sperm) chill out

This Kickstarter project may be the most important news you'll read about scrotal cooling today.

By March 7, 2013

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Ultrasound one step closer to killing sperm--and the vasectomy

Researchers find that a non-invasive ultrasound treatment dramatically reduces the sperm count of rats, but aren't sure if it's reversible.

By January 30, 2012

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High-tech 'fertility chip' measures sperm count, motility

A Dutch researcher says the chip makes it possible for men to check their fertility in their home environment using a new test that's both simple and inexpensive.

By October 29, 2011

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Friday Poll: Worried about phones zapping sperm?

In the wake of a report citing studies that warn of potential harm to sperm from cell phone radiation, are you taking any special precautions?

By August 19, 2011

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Your phones could slow your sperm, studies claim

A new article claims that studies show a "possible link between cell phone use and semen quality". Ahem.

By August 19, 2011

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Report: Cell phone use could reduce sperm count

A recent report in a medical journal suggests that the radio-frequency energy emitted by cell phones may adversely affect sperm health in humans and animals.

By August 18, 2011

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Stem cells used to create sperm in infertile mice

Using stem-cell techniques, scientists in Japan report that they are the first to engineer sperm in infertile male mice that successfully fertilized eggs and produced offspring.

By August 10, 2011

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New ultrasound tech could improve cancer detection

When it comes to detecting cancer, ultrasound is simply too low-res to compare with CT scans and MRIs. Up the resolution, though, and the less expensive, radiation-free alternative could become an ideal alternative.

By January 31, 2014