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World's oldest sperm found in Australia
World's oldest sperm found in Australia

The world's oldest and best-preserved sperm, dating back 17 million years, has been unearthed in Australia, scientists said.

World's oldest sperm found in Australia
Beth Warren. Photo courtesy of itv.com
British widow wins battle for husband's frozen sperm

A British woman won a High Court battle to preserve her late husband's sperm for at least another decade so that she can bear his children.

British widow wins battle for husband's frozen sperm
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Australia deli sued over 'semen' in bottled water

An Australian woman is suing a deli after drinking bottled water that allegedly contained semen, lawyers said Friday, with claims that DNA showed it matched the owner of the business.

Australia deli sued over 'semen' in bottled water
©Reuters/Heinz-Peter Bader
Mice research brings male contraceptive pill closer

A contraceptive pill for men has moved one step closer after Australian researchers successfully made male mice infertile.

Mice research brings male contraceptive pill closer
Japan scientists launch freeze-dry animal sperm bank
Japan scientists launch freeze-dry animal sperm bank

Japanese scientists have launched a sperm bank for endangered animals that uses freeze-drying technology they hope could one day help humans recreate animal populations on other planets.

Japan scientists launch freeze-dry animal sperm bank
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Couch potatoes have lower sperm counts

Men who watch television for 20 hours per week have almost half the sperm count of those who watch very little television or none at all.

Couch potatoes have lower sperm counts
Sperm count of French men falls by one-third: study
Sperm count of French men falls by one-third: study

The sperm count in French men dropped by nearly one-third between 1989 and 2005 and the quality of sperm also declined.

Sperm count of French men falls by one-third: study
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Danish sperm donor passes genetic disorder to five children

A Danish sperm donor has passed a potentially severe genetic disorder to five children after a screening test failed to catch that he had the disease.

Danish sperm donor passes genetic disorder to five children
Donor sperm tank. ©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan lacks sperm donors

It will be impossible to find a healthy sperm donor in Kazakhstan in 20 years, if the current ecological situation doesn't improve.

Kazakhstan lacks sperm donors

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