New technology and prototypes herald speedier, cheaper and less invasive medical tests.
A large sperm bank study shows that sperm frozen for up to 15 years have a live birth success rate comparable to sperm frozen for only a short time.
Vital Smith, a Korean startup specialising in technology for diagnostic devices, was one of four winning teams from Bayer's global open innovation program.
Researchers in Australia have enhanced an existing fertility technique called in-vitro maturation by adding growth factors.
Droplets of fat transferred from female cells to sperm cells may contribute to keeping sperm alive for long periods of time.