Recent media coverage

15-07-2016

Grosse Hoden, kleines Hirn (Large balls, small brains)
Neue Zürcher Zeitung am Sonntag

28-06-2016

Die Riesenspermien der Fruchtfliege
Radio Eins

16-06-2016

Peter Schneider - die andere Presseschau
Radio SRF3 (Swiss National Radio)

25-05-2016

The release of our Nature article on the evolution sperm gigantism received broad coverage, including:

Why male fruit flies have such enormous sperm
Los Angeles Times

This Fly's Sperm Is One Thousand Times Longer Than Human Sperm
The Atlantic

Fruit fly sperm is epically long, and we may finally know why
The Washington Post

Scientists Solve Giant Sperm Paradox
The Scientist

Übergrosse Spermien der Fruchtfliegen
Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Das Geheimnis der Riesenspermien
Spektrum

Le paradoxe des spermatozoïdes géants de la mouche du vinaigre élucidé
Le Temps

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20-11-2015

Our Proceedings B article on the evolution sperm number vs. sperm size received broad coverage, including:

Mouse sperm is longer than elephant sperm. This man has a theory.
VOX

The biggest sperm come in the smallest packages - and other odd facts about male sex cells
The Guardian / The Conversation

(transcript) Verloren im Geschlechtstrakt: Warum Mäuse größere Spermien haben als Elefanten
Deutschlandfunk

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10-09-2013

Female Control of Sexual Selection (Invited contribution to the Academic Minute)
U.S. National Public Radio