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Osagie K. Obasogie

'Wal-Martization' of embryos

By Osagie K. Obasogie
February 1, 2007

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JENALEE RYAN has just opened the Abraham Center of Life in San Antonio, Texas, billing it as "the world's first human embryo bank ." Put bluntly, Ryan sells infertile couples their choice of designer embryos that, after being brought to term, become designer babies. Matching what Ryan considers "attractive and intelligent" sperm and egg donors, she designs and brokers embryos ... (Full article: 693 words)

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