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+ - Male pill: gene discovery may lead to contraceptive->

Jaktar writes: It may be possible to develop a new male contraceptive pill after researchers in Edinburgh identified a gene critical for the production of healthy sperm. Experiments in mice found that the gene, Katnal1, was vital for the final stages of making sperm. The authors of a study in PLos Genetics said a drug which interrupts Katnal1 could be a reversible contraceptive.
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Experiments must be reproducible; they should all fail in the same way.

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