Monthly Archives: December 2011

From Sex Selective Abortion Abroad to Eugenics in America

Following our engaging discussion of Mara Hvistendahl’s “Unnatural Selection” a couple weeks ago, I stumbled upon a story in a recent New York Times that caught my attention. We talk a lot about reproductive health on an international scale, but … Continue reading

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“A Single Man: One Chinese Bachelor’s Search for Love”

Good¬†recently ran an interesting read that follows a Chinese man’s quest for love. The authors identify the following three reasons for the Chinese sex ratio imbalance: Decline in fertility Women, in turn, want to make sure that the children they … Continue reading

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The New American War on Science

AccessMinnesota did a program a couple of weeks ago on the anti-science sentiment that has been evident in the recent GOP presidential debates.¬† They interviewed Shawn Lawrence Otto, the author of the very newly-published Fool Me Twice: Fighting the Assault … Continue reading

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