Male Birth Control Key at Bottom of Bong?
After yesterday's research at the University of California-Davis uncovered the best beer to consume while strengthening bones, the University of California higher education system continues to draw inspiration for applied research from party materials by proposing a protein in marijuana may lead to a birth control pill for men.
UCSF researcher Yuriy Kirichok noted a connection between the protein and a pH change in the testes could make sperm lethargic enough to lower fertility in men. (No mention is made in the study if it also encourages sperm to munch Twinkies while watching "The Goonies" on a loop.)
Any "male pill" would still be many years off with numerous hurdles on the way, so men will still have to use current techniques to avoid pregnancy, including moving to California and asking their physician for a medical marijuana prescription due to "overwhelming fertility, man".
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