Friday Weird Science: Sperm trading Advertisement "It is a truth universally acknowledged that a hermaphroditic flatworm in possession of its own sperm, rarely runs short of sperm, and thus must be in want of another hermaphrodite of suitable quality to inseminate."
-Jane Austen, if she had studied flatworms
Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, talking about how
flatworms trade sperm. It turns out they are a species that gives as good as they get! Head over and check it out!
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