Dr. Berns featured on "Sex in the Wild," a new PBS series on animal reproduction 

How fast is dolphin sperm? This question is addressed in a new episode of "Sex in the Wild," a multipart PBS documentary that aired on Aug. 6. The episode on dolphins and whales features UC San Diego bioengineering professor Michael Berns. Sex in the Wild is studying animal reproduction in "vivid detail." A PBS film crew spent a day in the Berns lab last spring to examine orangutan and dolphin sperm that had been imaged and "trapped" in Berns' pioneering laser tweezers. You can watch the complete episode on PBS.com. (more at UCSD Engineering BLOG and Sex in the Wild )

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