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Can IVF reverse population decline?

Michael Cook | 18 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: demography, global aging, IVF
There is very little evidence that IVF is a solution to declining birth rates.

Celibate mothers carry forward the sexual revolution

Michael Cook | 12 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: IVF, single motherhood
There are women who want a child but no intimacy and no love.

The new ethical frontier: DIY eugenics

Michael Cook | 21 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, Crispr, eugenics, IVF
A disruptive technology promises both medical advances and moral controversy.

Once again, life imitates art in Hollywood

Michael Cook | 05 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, frozen embryos, Hollywood, IVF, personhood
The highest-paid actress in US television is embroiled in a dispute over embryos.

Surrogacy, making babies, ‘synthetic humans’, and the rising cost

Sheila Liaugminas | 25 March 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Baby M, donor children, gestational surrogacy, IVF, surrogacy, surrogate parenting

‘Three-parent’ IVF: cure or myth?

Caroline Simons | 24 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, IVF, three-parent embryos
There are weighty scientific reasons for not going ahead with the world's most radical IVF technique.

After three-parent babies, will there be “multiplex parenting”?

Michael Cook | 29 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, IVF, three-parent embryos
A debate over an IVF technique in Britain has serious social consequences.

Apple and Facebook are putting their eggs in the wrong freezer

Lea Singh | 20 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: egg freezing, IVF, women's health, women's rights
Instead, they should increase their pathetic maternity and parental leave benefits.

Will egg freezing liberate women?

Miriam Zoll | 17 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: egg freezing, IVF, women's health, women's rights
Big corporations like Apple and Facebook are covering the cost of egg freezing for women employees.

How we justify a market in children

Rickard Newman | 25 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: commodification of human life, IVF, rights of the child, surrogacy
Third-party reproduction inexorably leads to violations of human rights.

Truth is sacred

Damian Adams | 16 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: gamete donation, genetics, IVF, sperm donation
Donor-conceived men and women deserve to have accurate records of how they entered the world.

Latin lessons

Michael Cook | 08 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: egg freezing, IVF, New York, Roman Empire, yuppies
What a great Roman historian can teach us about IVF and egg freezing.

Whose baby is it?

Philippa Taylor | 15 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: IVF, parenthood
Italian judges will need the wisdom of Solomon to sort out the latest tragic IVF mix-up.

Should birth certificates lie?

Philippa Taylor | 28 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: birth certificates, IVF, sperm donation
Too many children are denied the right to know who their genetic parents are.

Here’s a sticky IVF situation

Tamara El-Rahi | 25 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: IVF, moral issues, parenting

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