April 2014

Where Do Babies Come From? The Story of Juno & Izumo

Where Do Babies Come From, Juno and Izumo, Nature Magazine, Infertile Women, Fertility Test

Recently scientists have discovered the two proteins which permit the egg and sperm to recognize each.  This ultimately leads to fertilization and life as we know it.  The scientists have named the two proteins “Juno and Izumo” after the Greek Goddess of Fertility and Japanese word for Marriage Shrine.  In a publication found in