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Facebook to encourage organ donation

Matt Warman Telegraph Facebook has launched a new feature to encourage users to sign up to donate their organs via the social network. In a partnership with NHS Blood and Transplant, a ‘Health and Wellbeing’ button will allow users to … Continue reading

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Destroying Latin America: Journalist Mary O’Grady on Populism, Protectionism, and Prohibition

Mary O’Grady Reason TV “The inequality produced by liberty: This, for the socialist, is the soft underbelly of pro-market rationale and the best place to attack,” says C, a columnist who covers Latin America for the Wall Street Journal. “I … Continue reading

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More hidden GMOs in British food

ANH-Europe UK supermarket betrays its consumers In a move for the worse, UK supermarket Morrisons has followed Asda’s lead and announced that it will now allow genetically modified (GM) feed within its poultry supply chain. As a result, poultry and … Continue reading

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Sperm donors should all be identified, says Victorian committee

Michael Cook BioEdge The Australian state of Victoria, the first in the world to pass a law on assisted reproduction, may pass retrospective legislation to give all donor-conceived people access to information about their donors. The Victorian Parliament’s Law Reform … Continue reading

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$28 billion health fund backed by Bill Gates and Bono is investigated for fraud

Daily Mail Reporter Daily Mail A multi billion dollar global health fund backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is being probed for widespread fraud after it emerged grant money to developing countries had been ‘eaten up by corruption.’ … Continue reading

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What’s New With Nanotech: A Presentation by Zyvex CEO Jim Von Ehr

Reason TV The nanotech pioneer has committed his life to restructuring at the molecular level, and at Reason Weekend 2012, Reason Foundation’s annual donor event, Von Ehr discussed his progress. He spoke about the future of nanotechnology in an array … Continue reading

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Lost in surrogacy’s Bermuda Triangle

Michael Cook Bio Edge Just when you thought that surrogate motherhood could not get more bizarre and complicated, a news flash comes from Hyderabad, the centre of the Indian surrogacy industry. This story concerns J. Pearl Linda Van Buren Green, … Continue reading

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Scientists want kids with three parents to help eradicate genetic disease

Rosie Squires Daily Telegraph SYDNEY scientists want to create designer babies with the DNA of three parents to prevent children inheriting life-threatening diseases. IVF specialists argue they could eradicate mitochondrial mutations – which can cause multi-organ failure and fatal heart, … Continue reading

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Scientists grow sperm in laboratory dish

Source: Telegraph The development opens up the possibility of infertile men being able to father their own children rather than using donor sperm. Researchers in Germany and Israel were able to grow mouse sperm from a few cells in a … Continue reading

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