Posts tagged "science"

Has The Business Of Making Babies Gone Too Far?

In last weekend's edition of the New York Times Magazine, Alex Kuczynski, the author of Beauty Junkies, writes about having a baby by surrogate in "Her Body, My Baby." In her late 30s, Kuczynski couldn't get pregnant. Over the course of several years, she tried in vitro fertilization and miscarried multiple times. Finally, she found…

By: Susannah Breslin / December 1, 2008

The Mother Of Invention Could Be You

Still upset you didn’t win the school science fair? Well, Whirlpool is giving you a chance to come in first place as an adult. The company has just announced their 4th Annual Mother of Invention Contest for crafty women with clever product ideas. Prizes include a $20,000 grant for the winner, four runners up will…

By: Simcha / June 6, 2008

Natural Selection: Who Should You Cheat With?

A study published in February's Psychological Science found that women in relationships are more likely to consider cheating with single men when they're fertile, but they’d go after attached men when they're not. Researchers think this might be because nature wants us to make babies, and if a man’s not as willing to get busy,…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 27, 2008
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