Wednesday, January 24, 2007

All aboard the sperm train*

Studly rodents, as in those most successful at spreading their seed through the murine world, do so with the sharpest hooks on their little pirates. This configuration "allow groups of up to 100 sperm to attach to each other, and these 'sperm trains' moved faster than sperm swimming alone."

*What will those crazy research scientists study next?

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