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How Much Sexuality Should You Have If You Want To Get Pregnant?

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th September 2017

The announcement that sex leads to pregnancy is ten thousand-year-old news, but Indiana University scientists have given it a new spin by corroborating the suspicion that sexuality throughout the menstrual cycle increases the chance of conception. Besides helping those struggling to conceive, the findings could have implications for wider understanding of the immune system. “It’s […]

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Why do sheep get horny in winter? Because the light is baaad, says analyse

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th September 2017

Study may disclose why melatonin affects breeding, horn growth and coat thickness and allow farmers to change the timing of lambing season The mystery of why sheep get horny in the winter might have been solved, according to new research. Scientists say they have uncovered the key to the mechanism by which changes in the […]

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At-home sperm health selfies are on the rise

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th September 2017

There seems to be a trend bubbling up for better tech to test a guys sperm in the privacy of his own home. A Harvard-designed sperm motility app attained headlines last week with a cheap, at-home exam, and now YO, a sperm selfie app and FD-Aapproved device, has just started shipping. Weird-moving sperm contributes to […]

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Why do sheep get horny in wintertime? Because the light is baaad, says survey

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th September 2017

Study may uncover why melatonin affects breed, horn growth and coat thickness and allow farmers to change the timing of lambing season The mystery of why sheep get horny in the winter might have been solved, according to new research. Scientists say they have uncovered the key to the mechanism by which changes in the […]

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Able semen: sperm has a shelf life, too( even if Mick Jagger is still going strong)

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd September 2017

The rapid decline in womens fertility as they age is well known but what about men and their sperm? Read the fine print and the answer becomes less clear Some weeks ago, a sperm cell( lets call this little guy Vince) fused with an egg and resulted in a pregnancy. What induces Vince a newsworthy […]

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“Spermbots” Could Help Treat Male Infertility

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st August 2017

A team of scientists from the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences in Dresden has developed what it is calling a “spermbot, “which it claims could provide a guys more efficient treatment for male infertility than other available options. Artificial insemination, for instance, involves inserting sperm directly into a womans womb, yet yields success rates of only […]

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The infertility crisis is beyond doubt. Now scientists must find the cause

Published in Odd and Fun on 29th August 2017

News last week that sperm counts in western humen have halved corroborated what experts already knew. The real problem is that no one knows why The topic has become the mainstay of dystopian science fiction. Our world is afflicted by widespread infertility and childless civilisations are left hovering on the brink of collapse. Children of […]

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Proof suggests women’s ovaries can grow new eggs

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th August 2017

Discovery challenges notion that females are born with a fixed number of eggs, and creates prospect of therapies which would allow older women to conceive Scientists have uncovered the first evidence that the human ovary may be able to grow new eggs in adulthood. If corroborated, the discovery would overturn the accepted view that women […]

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FTAG 1 TTIMG 1 TT UK physicians to seek permission to create newborn with Dna from three people

Published in Odd and Fun on 25th August 2017

Specialists poised to offer mitochondrial replacing therapy if governments fertility regulator approves the treatment Doctors will seek permission this month to create Britains first newborn from the DNA of three people if the governments fertility regulator approves the therapy for carefully selected patients. Specialists in Newcastle are ready to offer mitochondrial replacing therapy( MRT) to […]

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Why do sheep get horny in winter? Because the light is baaad, says survey

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd August 2017

Study may reveal why melatonin affects breed, horn growth and coat thickness and allow farmers to change the timing of lambing season The mystery of why sheep get horny in the winter might have been solved, according to new research. Scientists say they have uncovered the key to the mechanism by which changes in the […]

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