Something weird is going on with human sperm production. For decades, scientists have warned that sperm counts are dropping among Western men, but no one has really been able to prove it. In what is now the largest and most comprehensive study of its kind, scientists have presented compelling evidence in support of this rather alarming assertion, showing that sperm counts have dropped more than 50 percent in just four decades.
In a breakthrough that almost sounds too good to be true, researchers have found a potential new form of birth control that could solve numerous problems. It offers the possibility of being effective for both sexes, no hormonal side effects, and might even be a Plan B that doesn’t piss off anti-abortion advocates.
Today you can have two dads. In the future, you could have two biologicaldads.
Scientists have discovered 50-million-year-old sperm cells, which are the oldest known sperm cells yet found. The specimen comes from a species of extinct Antarctic worm, and was found in a fossilized cocoon spun for the purpose of sex.