Australian woman wins right to use dead boyfriend’s sperm to have children

A woman in Queensland, Australia, has won the right in court to have children using her dead partner’s sperm. She still has to persuade the medics for the procedure to go ahead. Justice Sue Brown delivered the decision – the first of its kind for Australia – in the Brisbane Supreme Court on Wednesday. Brown […]

Stolen sperm & cheese injustice: The most bizarre lawsuits in US history

The United States is known for being the most litigious country on Earth, and home to 80 percent of the world’s lawyers. Some of the most bizarre and frivolous lawsuits in the world have taken place in the US. Today, there are over 1.3 million lawyers across the nation who generate millions of lawsuits every […]

NASA sends bull & human sperm into space for reproduction study

NASA has sent vials of frozen bull and human sperm samples to the International Space Station as part of a study aiming to determine whether mammals can conceive in zero gravity. The frozen supplies for the experiment, dubbed Micro-11, were delivered to the ISS aboard SpaceX’s Dragon capsule. Astronauts will now thaw and chemically active […]

Researchers use sperm to deliver cancer drugs to tumors

Chemotherapy has a lot of terrible side effects and that’s partly because the drugs being used to fight cancer also attack healthy cells. Figuring out a way to deliver drugs to tumors without affecting healthy tissue is a challenge and a problem that researchers are trying to solve. One group working on this problem, New […]