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Great sperm-egg secret unscrambled

Scientists identify key fertilisation receptor

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Scientists said they had made the long-sought discovery of how sperm latches onto an egg in the very first spark of reproduction, the outcome of a near decade-long hunt. 

A lab technician at the fertility clinic looks through a mircoscope while injecting a sperm into an egg to create an embryo for insertion into a woman, March 25, 2005

The find opens up avenues for new contraception or treating infertility, they said.

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