March 4, 2022 – Science News follows up 50 years later on a 1972 report about the viability of sperm after freezing.
In February 1972 Science News reported that men banking their sperm were doing so without knowing how long their specimens would be viable for. They recently provided a 50-year update to this report, citing a study from 2013 in which an almost 40-yr-old, donated sperm specimen was used in the conception of healthy twin girls to a same-sex couple. The cited study involved ReproTech’s own CEO Brent Hazelrigg and founder Russ Bierbaum. Long-term cryostorage continues to be a viable option for preserving fertility!