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Source: The Guradian

Female human body blocks weak sperm, scientists find

Thursday 18:11 GMT

The swimming skills of sperm have been studied before, but scientists at Cornell looked specifically at how sperm fared when they reached narrow parts in the female reproductive tract, such as the small opening from the uterus to the fallopian tubes.

“It makes perfect biological sense and would help to explain how the female reproductive tract is able to make sure the best sperm reach the egg.”

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Source: Common Domain

Digital-currencies skeptic JPMorgan will reportedly roll out one of its own

Friday 12:41 GMT

JPMorgan, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, has seen its shares climb 5.6% so far in 2019, underperforming the broader market, with the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.30%   up 9.8% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.46%  , of which JPMorgan Chase is a component, gaining 9.5% over the same period.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is set to debut its own digital currency, a striking move for a company led by one of the most vocal critics of bitcoin and its ilk.

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