May 15, 2018

This Fertility Doctor Is Pushing the Boundaries of Human Reproduction, with Little Regulation

(The Washington Post) – When future historians look back on the 21st century, one of the most iconic photos may be of a smiling, dark-haired man in blue scrubs protectively holding a newborn — the world’s first commercially produced “three-parent” … Read More

May 1, 2018

Is a Fertility Treatment Test Being Misused to Select Male Embryos? Yes, Alleges One Mumbai Woman

(Scroll) – A complaint received by the Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights early this year has raised concerns that fertility clinics might be misusing technology meant for screening genetic disorders to guarantee the birth of boys. It … Read More

April 20, 2018

Pioneering Psychologist Hans Asperger Was a Nazi Sympathizer Who Sent Children to Be Killed, New Evidence Suggests

(Gizmodo) – The term “Asperger’s syndrome” will never be heard the same way again, owing to new research showing that Hans Asperger—the Austrian pediatrician for whom the disorder was named—was an active participant in the Nazi eugenics program, recommending that … Read More

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