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• Couples are flocking to Thailand, the last place in Asia where sex-selective IVF is available. • The Medical Board of Australia has suspended the medical registration of Dr Philip Nitschke, aka: Australia’s “Dr. Death”, following allegations that he counseled a man who was not terminally ill to take his own life. The board found […]


Posted at: July 24th, 2014 - 10:28 pm - Number of Comments » 0

• A 64 year old Chinese woman had twins through IVF in 2010. She holds the record as the oldest mother in China, having given birth at 60. • T Maureen L. Condic explains why reprogrammed cells are not the same as embryos. Namely, they lack the ability to complete an organized development. In other […]


Posted at: May 22nd, 2014 - 9:03 am - Number of Comments » 0

• A British woman is suing the American couple she agreed to become a surrogate for after they allegedly backed out of the deal because she is carrying twins. The couple only wanted one child and demanded that she abort one of the fetuses She refused and wants to put the twins up for adoption. […]


Posted at: May 12th, 2014 - 6:31 am - Number of Comments » 0

It only took two weeks, but I finally edited and uploaded the latest episode of BioTalk with the lovely and smart Rebecca Taylor. Transhumanist ideas are often spread in notable science/tech journals, magazines and even some conferences. And today’s rapidly-progressing technological world is making their goals more and more plausible. However, as Rebecca put it […]


Posted at: May 7th, 2014 - 1:56 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Chelsea, why are you always harping on IVF?? Because, after 35 years, IVF is still a vast experiment. An experiment on children, millions of whom pay for it with their lives. Even those who are lucky enough to have survived the process are paying for it in other ways: By having a greater risk of […]


Posted at: January 24th, 2014 - 4:17 pm - Number of Comments » 0

What does the Catholic Church have to say about biotechnology — and is she as “backward” thinking as most people believe? Rebecca Taylor and I discuss in the latest episode of BioTalk: A few related links: The Church Is Not Backward, But Forward — expanded thoughts from Rebecca on the far-reaching wisdom of the Church. […]


Posted at: May 6th, 2013 - 1:41 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Should Lance Armstrong be “celebrated as a pioneer in human enhancement“? In this episode, Rebecca Taylor and I talk about the transhumanist movement, which seems to be starting in the world of sports with performance enhancing drugs. Taylor makes a great point that I hadn’t thought of before about how we, as a culture, seem […]


Posted at: February 25th, 2013 - 8:19 pm - Number of Comments » 0

A new episode of BioTalk, in which Rebecca Taylor and I talk about all things bioethics — especially issues related to human biotechnology — is finally here! In this episode, we talk about scientists experimenting with “three parent embryos” and the “Brave New” United States where there are no restrictions on this or other once […]


Posted at: January 23rd, 2013 - 9:12 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Editing video is hard! Since Rebecca Taylor and I had such a good time chatting with each other last month, we decided to try it again…and possibly make it a regular thing! Introducing BioTalk (the name is still up in the air), where Rebecca and I — and possibly other guests in the future?? — […]


Posted at: October 30th, 2012 - 10:32 am - Number of Comments » 0