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BioNews Comment articles written by Jennie Bristow:

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Since when were babies 'carbon legacies'?
4 August 2014 - by Jennie Bristow
A recently published paper has looked into ways to create an 'environmentally sustainable reproductive technology industry' - and found that the only way is not to have one at all... [Read More]
New study on 'Assessing Child Welfare Under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act: The New Law'
17 September 2012 - by Jennie Bristow
In the 80 hours of Parliamentary debate given to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill in 2008, a full ten percent were devoted to a heated discussion of the clause on the 'welfare of the child' that might be born as a result of treatment... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Jennie Bristow:

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Book Review: Reproductive Politics - What Everyone Needs to Know
19 August 2013 - by Jennie Bristow
For anyone with an interest in reproductive healthcare, 'Reproductive Politics: What everyone needs to know' is a treasure trove of information and insight. This accessible, short(ish) book manages to cover everything from abortion and contraception to assisted reproductive technologies, childbirth, breastfeeding and disability... [Read More]
Event Review: Selective Reproduction, Bioethics, and the Idea of Eugenics
4 July 2011 - by Jennie Bristow
A seminar entitled 'Selective Reproduction, Bioethics, and the Idea of Eugenics' held at the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre on 6 June attempted to untangle what is meant by the contemporary 'idea of eugenics' in relation to bioethics and, specifically, selective reproduction. Stephen Wilkinson, professor of Bioethics at Keele University and author of 'Choosing Tomorrow's Children: The ethics of selective reproduction', asked the question: 'Is the fact that an action or policy is a case... [Read More]