World's oldest sperm unearthed in Australia

May 24, 2014

World's oldest sperm unearthed in Australia

The world’s oldest and best-preserved sperm, dating back 17 million years, has been unearthed in Australia, scientists said on May 14. The sperm from an ancient species of tiny shrimp was discovered at the Riversleigh World Heritage Fossil Site, an area in the far ...