IVF: Assisted or Artifical? by Melissa Foley


Get this. In 1971, the UK Medical Research Council refused on ethical grounds Robert Edwards and Patrick Steptoe, the first scientists to successfully use IVF, long-term support for their medical and scientific research on “Studies on Human Reproduction”. The Council was concerned with “patient safety and offspring abnormality”. However, the team moved forward with a large amount of private money and made history with the birth of the first “test-tube baby,” Louise Brown. Read the rest…

Scientists Create Sperm from Human Embryos

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Writer
British scientists are hailing the recent creation of human sperm cells that they believe could revolutionize fertility treatment. However, because they are using embryonic stem cells in the process, they are in essence destroying one life in order to create another.

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