Improved New Sperm Sorting Technique Discovered
Recent research has discovered a new biomedical technique with that separates healthy sperm from dead sperm. The technique called microfluidics uses saltwater and the natural ability of healthy sperm to swim across streamlines. On a small silicon chip, seminal fluid is placed on one end and saltwater on the other. The healthy sperm swims down towards the saltwater while the dead immotile sperm will keep flowing straight. This technique is a promising discovery and may be used in US fertility centers in the future for artificial insemination.