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Flap over Designer Sperm in Indiaby Marcy DarnovskyBiopolitical TimesJanuary 26th, 2012An ad for sperm from “tall and fair” technology students sparks a debate in India about designer babies.
Boy or Girl? Why Dads Want Sons, but Moms Want Daughters.Women strongly prefer daughters while men wants sons, a study finds. Could this lead to sex selection?by Bonnie RochmanTimeJanuary 19th, 2012A Canadian survey finds significant preferences about the preferred sex of offspring; a medical journal editorializes that parents shouldn’t learn their baby-to-be’s sex until after 30 weeks of pregnancy.
'Three-Person IVF' Technique Moves CloserBBC NewsJanuary 19th, 2012Public opinion will help decide the future of a controversial genetic technique to stop serious conditions being passed from mother to child.
Study Finds Doctors Shouldn’t Transfer 3 or More Embryos into Women Having IVF at Any Ageby Maria ChengAssociated Press / Washington PostJanuary 12th, 2012A new study found that women who get three or more embryos have no better odds of having a baby than those who get just two embryos. However, they do face a greater chance of risky multiple births.
Make Me a Baby As Fast As You CanHow a California surrogacy operation streamlines baby production by implanting clients’ embryos in two Indian surrogates at the same timeby Douglas PetSlateJanuary 9th, 2012If for-profit companies are going to continue to approach baby-making like an import-export business, maybe it’s time for governments to start treating it that way, adapting oversight and protections for all parties involved.
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.
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