fertility

You Didn’t Win the Sperm Race — You Were Chosen

Memes about new research on sperm and conception reflect a paradigm shift in how we think of our origins

Are Women More Likely to Get Pregnant if They Orgasm?

Some have theorized that the vaginal contractions of orgasm ‘suck’ semen up into the uterus, but others call it bunk science. What gives?

Sperm Doesn’t Move the Way We Thought It Does

Think of them less like tadpoles and more like playful otters. Awww!

Actually, Your Sperm Works Better When It’s Slightly Deformed

Turns out, the fastest sperm are the mildly deformed ones