There's been a whole lot of buzz lately about a woman who had spermatophore stings in her mouth after eating a cooked, but not gutted, squid. Some of the headlines got quite silly. We asked the person who started all this mess, our pal and squid expert (squidspert?), Danna Staaf from the Squid-a-Day blog, to drop some science.

Links for more info:
Danna's blog: science20.com/squid_day
The article that started it all: science20.com/squid_day/squid_your_plate_could_inseminate_your_mouth-91085
More spermatophore videos: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jmor.11020/suppinfo

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