Connect with us

Science

Human Sperm Swim Like ‘Playful Otters,’ New Study Finds – HuffPost

Sperm cells are wobblier and wonkier than we ever imagined.

Published

on

post featured image
ADVERTISEMENT

A new study has revealed that everything we thought we knew about sperm movement was a lie: Those persistent little swimmers don’t wiggle their way towards an egg like a snake, but rather roll around like an otter. 
That revelation, published Friday in the journal “Science Advances,” came from scientists at the University of Bristol and the National Autonomous University of Mexico, who reconstructed the movement of a sperm tail using three-dimensional microscopy. 
The researchers’ findings go …

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Article feature image
Indian scientists develop material that repair itself on mechanical impact – Hindustan Times
NASA hands SpaceX contract for first mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa – Fox Business
Article feature image
Boeing Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2: Live updates – Space.com