Posts tagged "ivf"

Ross Wants Your Snowflakes

Mary Valle: My favorite cheek-shaved, neck-bearded Catholic convert, Ross Douthat, weighs in today (sort of? His columns seem to consistently defy "logic" and "making a point") on abortion and infertility. Citing a recent MTV broadcast of a show in which a teen mother has an abortion, an article about how years of...

Robert Edwards’ Nobel and the Medical Right

Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards developed in-vitro fertilization more than 32 years ago, marking a new era of reproduction with the successful birth of Louise Brown. They were funded not by the British Medical Research Council, which, under pressure from the Vatican and other conservative groups, declined support for the researchers, but by private...