Some Nobel complaints

Pioneer of IVF Wins Nobel Prize; Anti-Choice Tantrums Ahead[Via Big Think]

Biologist Robert G. Edwards has won the Nobel Prize for his work on in vitro fertilization. Edwards and his late colleague, gynecologist Patrick Steptoe, helped an infertile woman give birth to the world’s first “test tube baby” in July of 1978. According to the New York Times, the initial


When I first read this, I thought the title was unfair. Who would really be against the ability of infertile couples having a child?

Turns out an official in the Vatican does. Not too surprising as the Catholic Church is against IVF, viewing it as a gravely evil act.