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Semen Analysis: Uses and Limitations

June 19, 2010Carole No Comments »

A brief history of the discovery of sperm maps the dead ends and blind alleys traveled by early scientists who were puzzled by human reproduction.┬áIt may seem incredible to us today but human sperm weren’t discovered until Anton Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723), and his student Johan Ham, used a home-made microscope to look at the swimming “sperm […]

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