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Is reproductive freedom a human right?

In an opinion piece in New Scientist Alex Pearlman argues for lesbian couples to be allowed to use three-parent baby IVF in order to have children genetically related to both of the women. In case you don’t know this new procedure would take the nucleus of one woman’s egg, the mitochondria of another woman’s egg and a man’s sperm – thus making a baby from three people. It was developed to help women who risk passing on mitochondrial disease to their children. There’s actually a pretty low-level of genetic relatedness…

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The Curiosity Index (03.05.2018)

The last man who knew everything A fascinating account of the incredibly prolific Sabine Baring-Gould. Well worth the 5-10 minutes it would take to read. Are You Addicted To Your Phone? (Take a Quiz to Find Out) I’m betting the answer is yes. Do not quench the spirit Sam Storms explains this thought-provoking phrase. Everything changes Simon Thomas explains his decision to walk away from a high-profile job in sports presenting to be a more present father. Well done. The Turkish Roots of Swedish Meatballs Meatballs are as Swedish as…

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