Conceiving a Child Via First-Class Mail? That Doesn’t Sound Like Fun!

Making a baby together is fun, right? Not for one Italian couple. The stork is paying them a visit via long-distance: They're conceiving via a sperm bank in Spain. .According to a report published in Spero News, an Italian man sent his semen to a gamete bank in Spain, where scientists injected it into a female ovum to create a live embryonic human being. That tiny embryo was then frozen and dropped in the mailbox. The frozen embryo was mailed (yes, mailed!) to a private medical center in T … [Read more...]

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Deliberate Deception? Biotech Company Uses “Fetal Cells” to Treat Gordie Howe, Calls Them “Adult”

Two well-known athletes are making remarkable progress following stem cell transplants from a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company; but the company's own statements have caused some confusion as to just where the stem cells came from.Detroit Red Wings' hockey great Gordie Howe and San Francisco 49ers' retired quarterback John Brodie are showing remarkable progress after stem cell treatments with "adult stem cells," according to Stemedica Cell Technologies president Maynard Howe.Only … [Read more...]

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Archbishop of Sydney to Debate Controversial Ethicist Peter Singer on End-of-Life Issues

You've probably heard of Peter Singer, the controversial Princeton bioethicist who advocates infanticide, incest and bestiality.  A utilitarian who supports abortion, Singer has stated publicly that some animals are more entitled to personhood than are newborn babies. By his standard, then, parents could decide in the first six months of their child's life whether to permit him to live, or whether to euthanize him.On August 13, the outspoken professor with the outrageous views will de … [Read more...]

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