A medical student looked at his own sperm under a microscope and filmed the fascinating close-ups on his iPhone. Martin Kristiansen shot the footage of his semen, magnified up to 1, times, to give an insight into the world of reproductive cells. His recording, made in the comfort of his home, shows thousands of the tiny cells darting back and forth full of life. The biomedicine student at Aalborg University in Denmark was shocked to see just how lively his semen was. Martin Kristiansen shot footage of his semen up close, back in September, to give an insight into the world of reproductive cells. He told MailOnline: 'When I first looked at the sample I was blown away by the enormous amount of cells, and how lively they were.
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Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. The presence of sperm-head vacuoles has been suspected to be deleterious to the outcomes of assisted reproductive technology ART. It is difficult to accurately distinguish morphologically abnormal sperm with vacuoles under a light microscope. This study was performed to analyze the result of the observation of sperm-head vacuoles using Papanicolaou staining under a light microscope and whether the male partner's age affects these vacuoles.
Medical student looks at his own SPERM under a microscope
By Jessica Hamzelou. How are the little swimmers doing? Men often find it embarrassing to provide a semen sample at a clinic, says Yoshitomo Kobori of the Dokkyo Medical University Koshigaya Hospital in Japan. So Kobori devised an alternative. Clipped on to the camera of a smartphone, it magnifies an image by times — perfect for looking at sperm cells.
Need Assistance? Wednesday, March 25, Semen Microscope. A semen microscope or sperm microscope is used to identify and count sperm. These microscopes are used when breeding animals or for examining human fertility. You can view sperm at x magnification.