Scientists discovered a special protein on the egg cell that allows the sperm cell to fertilize it.
Children born to obese fathers have a slightly higher risk of autism when compared to children born to skinny fathers.
Researchers reported that the GM1 located on the sperm membrane could be key in developing treatments that boost or prevent fertilization.
Engineers at the University of Illinois have created a new line of miniature called 'swimming bio-bots.' The bio-bots are the first class of synthetic structures that are capable of traveling through viscous biological fluids on their own.
Your father's diet might have determined your genetic makeup, a new study suggests.
Researchers believe that a male contraceptive option could be a possibility within the future.
Male ejaculate consists a special type of ‘fighter sperm’ called ‘kamikaze’ that is designed to prevent another man’s sperm from fertilizing the egg, a new study shows.
Designer sperm may eradicate genetic diseases and disorders. New research on mice reveals that replacing faulty genes with new genetic material into sperm leads to the presence and activity of new genes in resulting embryos.
Eating carrots can boost fertility in men by helping sperm swim faster. New research looking into the effects of fruits and vegetables on sperm quality revealed that the orange, crunchy root produced the best results.
Sticky sperm may help couples undergoing IVF conceive, a new study suggests.
Researchers are seeking federal approval to attempt a new technique in which they reduce the chances of genetic birth defects by tampering with the genetic material of the women's eggs.
After examining 12 studies, researchers concluded that IVF babies have a greater risk of developing cancers.
According to a new study, certain females consume male ejaculate and sperm as if they were food, using nutrients to fuel their own bodies as well as eggs.
It seems that men also need to think about their biological clock. While previous studies have shown that sperm count and quality deteriorates with age, a new study reveals the exact age the average man's reproductive potential starts to decline.
Men who can't produce sperm are significantly more likely to develop cancer, according to a new study,