Bright Flash Of Light Marks Incredible Moment When Life Begins With A Sperm And Egg

Some eggs had a brighter flash than others A fluorescent flash captures the moment that sperm enzyme enters the egg Credit: Northwestern University    Human...
Some eggs had a brighter flash than others A fluorescent flash captures the moment that sperm enzyme enters the egg Credit: Northwestern University    Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film. An explosion of tiny sparks erupts from the egg at the exact moment of conception. Scientists had seen the phenomenon occur in other animals but it is the first time is has been also shown to happen in humans. But the new findings could give and extra indication...