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Sperm Tails and Male Infertility

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a new method of sperm analysis that focuses on the sperm tail.


Image source: https://phys.org/news/2017-05-mechanical-properties-sperm-tails-revealed.html

When investigating male-factor infertility, IVF clinics perform routine sperm analyses that focus on measuring sperm parameters such as concentration, morphology, and motility. A study conducted by researchers at the University of Birmingham suggest that there may be more to this puzzle.


The research involved the use of the software package: Flagellar Analysis and Sperm Tracking (FAST) which

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