On ejaculation inside a woman, a man will release between million sperm which set off on their way, and most of them will die within the hour. The 'little swimmers' pack a serious punch according to studies Get daily news updates directly to your inbox Subscribe See our privacy notice More newsletters. Lifestyle all Most Read Most Recent Underwear Your vagina may be bleaching your underwear - and why it's a good sign As alarming as it sounds, it's simply your body doing its thing. Woman marries anonymous sperm donor after tracking him down and falling in love. But beyond what we're taught about its biological function at school, are there other aspects of sperm worth knowing about? From its youth-enhancing properties to an entire cookbook dedicated to the stuff, semen has a lot of roles to play.
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