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All wired up: The contraceptive chip
2014.07.28 - 11:00am - Karl D. Stephan
An MIT spinoff called MicroCHIPS has announced plans to market an implantable contraceptive chip that can be turned on and off remotely, and lasts for as long as 16 years. 

Funded by the (Bill) Gates Foundation to the tune of $5 million, the chip contains enough of the contraceptive drug levonorgestrel to provide contraception for the major part of a woman's fertile years. Once implanted, the device will automatically melt a seal to release a few micrograms of the drug every month until it receives a wireless command to stop, or to start again if desired. read more...
IVF's tarnished halo
2014.07.24 - 10:00am - Michael Cook
After five million children, IVF is no longer controversial. Creating children in a Petri dish for infertile couples is regarded as so splendid a good deed that the scientist who created the technique, Robert Edwards, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2010. 

But it deserves to be controversial. It was developed without ethical protocols; it has a higher rate of birth defects; it can destroy the marriages of couples whose treatment fails; and it skews our demographics towards older mothers and lower birth rates. read more...
Sudan 'apostasy' woman Meriam Yahia Ibrahim meets Pope
2014.07.24 - 12:00am - BBC
A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has met the Pope.

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag flew to Rome with her family after more than a month in the US embassy in Khartoum. read more...
Catholic agencies study Obama order on government contract employment
2014.07.24 - 12:00am - The Pilot
Catholic agencies were studying President Barack Obama's executive order that expands the prohibition on employment discrimination to include sexual orientation and gender by the federal government and nonprofit agencies and corporations that receive federal contracts.

The scrutiny comes because the July 21 order does not spell out a specific exemption for religious organizations that contract with the government. read more...
Extraordinary 8-year-old boy finishes triathlon with his disabled brother
2014.07.24 - 12:00am - AOL.com
It's being called a story of extraordinary brotherly love - an 8-year-old boy determined to have his younger brother with special needs live a full, normal life helped him complete a youth triathlon.

Noah Aldrich told KIVI: "He most of the time doesn't get what I get to do. Like when I play sports, he has to just watch. I just wanted to finish with Lucas. read more...
Safe, legal, and rare?
2014.07.23 - 10:00am - Rob Gasper
A recent column by feminist author Jessica Valenti took abortion-friendly politicians to task. According to Valenti, politicians like Hillary Clinton are stigmatizing abortion when they say it should be safe, legal, and rare. 

The problem Valenti has with the word “rare” is that its use implies that there is something wrong with abortion. Why call for abortion to be rare if it is just another medical procedure? We don’t call for heart surgery to be rare. read more...