Scientists Discover Ancient Fossilized Giant Sperm – Reports

Scientists Discover Ancient Fossilized Giant Sperm

Scientists say they have found what may be the oldest specimen of fossilized sperm ever discovered, inside a tiny crustacean trapped in a piece of amber 100 million years ago.

The researchers say the discovery, described in a paper published Wednesday in the science journal Proceedings of the Royal Society of Biological Sciences, provides an extremely rare opportunity to study the evolution of the reproductive process.

The scientists suspect the crustacean in which the sperm was found, a newly…

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