reproductive technology


What is a 21st century family?

Carolyn Moynihan | 02 August 2019 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family, family law, reproductive technology


The new approach to reproductive ethics: making it up

J. Budziszewski | 10 August 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethics, natural law, reproductive technology


Science, embryonic autonomy, and the question of when life begins

Ana Maria Dumitru | 03 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: autonomy, human embryology, reproductive technology
A new study affirms the autonomy of the embryo.


Stem cell biology may revolutionise reproduction

Michael Cook | 17 January 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: IVG, reproductive technology, stem cell ethics, stem cell research
Scientists are close to finding out how to create eggs and sperm in a Petri dish


IVF pregnancies for the elderly

Tamara El-Rahi | 03 June 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: India, IVF, parental respsonsibility, reproductive technology


Creating three-parent embryos is eugenics - sadly, British MPs don’t get it

Laura Keynes | 04 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: eugenics, reproductive technology
They have voted 3 to 1 to go down that path.


Putting child-bearing on ice

Margaret Somerville | 20 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: children's health, egg freezing, reproductive technology
The "ethical yuck factor" is a sound instinct.


It’s true, denying IVF to gay men is unfair discrimination

Lea Singh | 08 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: reproductive technology, same-sex parenting
The rights of the child have already been swept aside for others.


Biologists, who needs them?

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: men, reproductive technology
In a New York Times opinion piece, a professor of biology and criminal justice instructs us in the biological reasons for the redundancy of the male sex.


One parent or five?

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 October 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: intentional parenthood, reproductive technology
Most couples who marry, even today, probably intend to have one or two children at least. Marriage and the baby carriage (as family scholar Brad Wilcox likes to pair them) have always gone together. But this is not what is meant by the new catch-phrase “intentional parenthood”.


All families are equal

Carolyn Moynihan | 20 August 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: children's rights, diversity, family, reproductive technology
From the halls of academe to the hills of Hollywood the cry of 'family diversity' rings out ever more confidently.


Who did I come from? The children of donor dads grow up

Elizabeth Marquardt | 30 May 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: donor offspring, reproductive technology, right to know
A revealing new study shows that, for donor offspring at least, being wanted isn't everything.


My Sister’s Keeper

Jennifer Roback Morse | 27 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: reproductive technology, saviour siblings
The screen version of Jodi Picoult's novel poses the question: how much are we entitled to use each other?


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