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Unnatural Selection: Is Evolving Reproductive Technology Ushering in a New Age of Eugenics? [Quotes CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]by Carolyn AbrahamThe Globe and MailJanuary 7th, 2012Modern day assisted reproduction offers a whole new approach to baby-making, one that gives people an unprecedented power to preview, and pick, the genetic traits of their children.
Older Mothers, Fertility Treatments Driving a Big Increase in Twin Births, New CDC Report Saysby Mike StobbeAssociated Press / The Washington PostJanuary 4th, 2012The number of twins born in the U.S. soared over the last three decades, mostly the result of test-tube babies and women waiting to have children until their 30s.
Stem cell research on donor eggs often not disclosedby Frederik JoelvingReuters HealthJanuary 3rd, 2012Many U.S. fertility clinics don't tell egg donors that embryos made from their eggs may end up being used in stem cell research, according to a new government survey.
Scientists Grow Sperm in Laboratory Dish The TelegraphJanuary 2nd, 2012Scientists have made a major breakthrough that could soon see human sperm grown in the laboratory.
Sydney Women Turn to US Dads for Sperm Donationby Rosie SquiresThe Sunday TelegraphJanuary 1st, 2012Sydney women are importing sperm from the US because Australian men are too scared to donate, since it became easier for children to track down their biological fathers.
Sperm Donor in Fremont Feeling Heat from Feds by Erin AlldaySan Francisco ChronicleDecember 19th, 2011Trent Arsenault has been a sperm donor for five years, offering women his semen for free on the Internet, but the FDA has recently told him to stop, or else face a hefty fine or time in prison.
New Study Links Egg Harvesting for IVF to Ovarian Cancerby Gina Maranto, Biopolitical Times guest contributorDecember 19th, 2011An impressively large and comprehensive study has confirmed earlier findings of increased risk for both ovarian cancer and borderline ovarian tumors after exposure to fertility drugs.
Uterine Transplants: A New Frontier in ScienceResearchers, including some from IU, are studying procedure than could benefit thousandsby Shari RudavskyIndy StarDecember 17th, 2011Researchers, including some at the Indiana University School of Medicine, are exploring whether uterine transplants might be able to help women who lack a womb to bear children.
Errors During PGD Testing Raise Wrongful Conception Concerns [Quote CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]by Krystina SteffenSEO Legal NewsDecember 15th, 2011The booming industry of PGD allows would-be parents to avoid passing on certain genetic traits. However, users should be wary of false results, and increased regulation may be necessary.
Surrogacy Broker in “Baby-Selling Ring” Sent to Prison by Marcy DarnovskyBiopolitical TimesDecember 7th, 2011The first of three women who created an "inventory of babies" and sold them at high prices has been sentenced.
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