Study of abalone yields new insights into sexual reproduction

Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 10:30 in Biology & Nature

In new research that could have implications for increasing fertilization in humans and other mammals, life scientists have studied interactions between individual sperm and individual eggs in the natural habitats of abalone -- a large marine snail -- and made precise chemical measurements and developed physical models of these interactions. They are the first scientists to do so.

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