Pandora's Baby: How the First Test Tube Babies Sparked the Reproductive Revolution
This is the highly acclaimed book by Robin Marantz Henig about the early days of in vitrofertilization (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.
About the author:Robin Marantz Henig is the author of eight books. Her previous book The Monk in the Garden: The Lost and Found Genius of Gregor Mendel,was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She writes about science and medicine for the New York Times Magazine,where she is a contributing writer, as well as for publications such as Scientific American,Smithsonian,and The Washington Post.
Robin Henig garnered two prestigious awards in 2006: the Science in Society Award, the highest honor in science journalism, awarded by the National Association of Science Writers, and The Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize awarded by The History of Science Society for the best book in the history of science for general readers.
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Pandora's baby: how the first test tube babies sparked the reproductive revolutionUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this fascinating look at science, history, and bioethics, Henig (The Monk in the Garden: The Lost and Found Genius of Gregor Mendel) takes readers back to the 1970s, when the first in-vitro ... Read full review
Review: Pandora's Baby: How the First Test Tube Babies Sparked the Reproductive RevolutionUser Review - Cindy - Goodreads
Very interesting but took me over a week to read. Sometimes non-fiction bogs me down. I liked references to Mary Shelley (Frankenstein)Pg. 8 and 104 and the last 2 chapters that dealt with what's ... Read full review
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