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Scientists sort sperm – using an obstacle course

Worcester's Prof. Erkan Tüzel (left) and PhD candidate James Kingsley examine the SPARTAN device

When performing in vitro fertilization, it's important to use the "best" Sperm possible – this will increase the patient's chances of getting pregnant, reducing the number of treatment cycles required. And while there are already sorting methods that select the fastest-swimming sperm, a new microfluidic device also ensures that they're the healthiest.

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Category: Science

  • Fertility
  • Microfluidic
  • Stanford University
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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