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5 Things We Get Still Wrong About Human Reproduction

5 Things We Get Still Wrong About Human Reproduction

You’d think we’d know everything there is to know about sexual reproduction. But as it turns out, there are still quite a few things we picked up that aren’t exactly true, and we’re here to correct that.

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Sources:

New Eggs
https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4409/8/2/93
https://www.britannica.com/science/ovum

Menstrual Cycles
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41746-019-0152-7
https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/womens-health/in-depth/menstrual-cycle/art-20047186
https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/womens-health/in-depth/menstrual-cycle/art-20047186

Pregnancy During Periods
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5469003/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC27529/
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0015028216445966
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK327786/#ch5.s4
https://americanpregnancy.org/es/getting-pregnant/can-get-pregnant-period/

Not the Fastest Sperm
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16272225
https://academic.oup.com/humrep/article-abstract/6/9/1186/616038
https://www.fertstert.org/article/S0015-0282(99)00095-3/fulltext
https://academic.oup.com/humupd/article/12/4/363/2182337
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/mrd.21234
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10231058

Fertilization Misconceptions
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https://www.nature.com/articles/nature18448
https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-physiol-020911-153339
https://bmcgenomics.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/1471-2164-15-293
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27875265
https://www.quantamagazine.org/choosy-eggs-may-pick-sperm-for-their-genes-defying-mendels-law-20171115/
http://discovermagazine.com/1992/jun/theaggressiveegg55
https://aeon.co/essays/the-idea-that-sperm-race-to-the-egg-is-just-another-macho-myth
http://hihg.med.miami.edu/code/http/modules/education/Design/Print.asp?CourseNum=1&LessonNum=5

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