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Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378204-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7820-4
Published: 26 November 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376620-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7662-0
Published: 24 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003311-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0331-1
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... Many infertile couples travel to avoid their countries’ assisted reproduction laws, which may prohibit particular services such as third-party sperm and egg donation. Europe has the highest number of such laws, and hence the highest number of law evaders. Some of these European “outlaws” are...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... cuisine as healthy food. This health factor was symbolically confirmed by the “sperm-­count experiment,” one of the very first projects launched by the Korean Food Foundation after its inception in March 2010. The experiment was undertaken with the ob- jective of demonstrating the health benefits...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... testes). These men’s genitals seemed reduced by more than half. He had tried to establish a method for measuring testicles, but without reference points was unable to classify size, as was done for spleens. He was curious about their functional 146 | chapter four value but regretted that sperm...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374817-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
.... Also, the drug can cause a mucus plug to form in the cervix, preventing contact between the sperm and ovum.54 Side effects that have been linked to Depo-Provera include ir• regular bleeding, depression, weight gain, osteoporosis, loss of sex drive, breast cancer, sterility, cervical cancer...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... “blind, absurd, brutal” results, in a word, “disaster.”17 Schwers remained embattled.18 Yet Dr. Dratz was working with his hypoth- eses about “deep causes” to venereal infection. In 1940, Dratz visited South Africa, where a Dr. Fox suggested studying cassava toxicity and sperm pro- duction in...
Book Chapter

By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
..., Georges, 78 145, 149, 150–56, 161–66, 167, 173, 205, slavery, 32, 265n55, 269n161 224–25, 237, 241; on shock of civilization, sleeping sickness, 65, 82–83, 83f, 139, 172, 152, 153, 156, 161, 164, 180, 183, 200, 235, 224 245, 282n85; on sperm collecting, 151; on Societé Anonyme Belge pour le...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
Book Chapter

By Libby Schweber
Published: 07 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388524-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8852-4
.... ‘‘The Egg and the Sperm: How Science Has Constructed a Romance Based on Sterotypical Male-Female Roles Journal of Women in Culture and Society 16, no. 3 (1991): 485–501. McCormmach, Russell. Editor’s Foreword. Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences 3 (1971): ix–xxiv...
Book Chapter

By Libby Schweber
Published: 07 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388524-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8852-4
... scientific claims has been widely discussed in ssk, notably by feminist scholars. See for example Hallyn, Metaphor and Analogy in the Sciences, Keller, ‘‘Gender and Science and Martin, ‘‘The Egg and the Sperm Gaziano, ‘‘Ecological Metaphors as Scientific Boundary Work extends...