Pandora's Baby How the First Test Tube Babies Sparked the Reproductive Revolution

ISBN-10: 0879698098
ISBN-13: 9780879698096
Edition: 2006 (Annotated)
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
Publication date: 5/23/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 326
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

This is the highly acclaimed book by Robin Marantz Henig about the early days of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and the ethical and legal battles waged in the 1970s, as well as the scientific advances that eventually changed the public perception of ?test tube babies.? Published in paperback for the first time, this timely and provocative book brilliantly presents the scientific and ethical dilemmas in the ongoing debate over what it means to be human in a technological age.

Robin Marantz Henig is the author of six books, including "A Dancing Matrix: How Science Confronts Emerging Viruses". She routinely writes about science & medicine for such publications as the "New York Times Magazine" & "USA Today". She lives in Maryland.

Prologue: Monster in a Test Tube
Ex Ovo Omnia
Room Temperature
The Dance of Love
Laughingstock
Out of Control
Fits and Starts
Laboratory Ghouls
The Modern Prometheus
Toward Happily Ever After
Baby Dreams
Science on Hold
The First One
A Baby Clone
Hang On
Test Tube Death Trial
Fooling Mother Nature
Pandora's Baby
Normality
Prometheus Unbound
Verdict
Not Meant to Be Known
Right to Life
Opening Pandora's Box
Tables Turned
From Monstrous to Mundane
Pandora's Clone
Mixed Blessings
Notes
Selected Readings
Acknowledgments
Index

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