The Poison Behind Male Birth Control

The secret to a male birth control pill may lie in a deadly poisonous plant.

Dr. Gunda Georg is leading a team of researchers out of the University of Minnesota in a quest to develop a non-hormonal birth control pill for men. She wants to help even out the burden of family planning between men and women, and she thinks the answer may lie in a heart-stopping plant extract from the Climbing Oleander plant used as arrow poison in parts of Africa.

Originally published on Beme News YouTube on May 3, 2018

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