Mystery of how sperm swim revealed in mathematical formula

Scientists have created a numerical formula to model the rhythmic motion of a sperm’s head and tail, which considerably cuts down on the calculations needed to understand a spermís journey to fertilizing an egg, according to a new report. Published in the journal Physical Review Letters, the study revealed the sperm’s tail produces a distinctive […] The post Simple math uncovers the mystery of how sperm swim appeared first on Redorbit.

Mystery of how sperm swim revealed in mathematical formula

Researchers have developed a mathematical formula based on the rhythmic movement of a sperm's head and tail, which significantly reduces the complexities of understanding and predicting how ...

Mon 20 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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An international team of researchers led by the University of York, found the sperm's tail creates a characteristic rhythm that pushes it forwards, while the head is pulled backwards and sideways. ...

Mon 20 Mar 17 from Daily Mail

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