Friday, July 25, 2008

30 years ago...

This day (July 25), thirty years ago, little Louise Brown created history. She was the first baby to be born through in vitro fertilisation (IVF), a technique where eggs and sperms taken out from the human body are fertilised in a laboratory.
There was much uproar and misgivings at that point, but the technique came to be slowly accepted. Thousands of such babies have since been born
The science of meddling with eggs and sperms outside the body has not only matured, but has grown to offer possibilities that were unimaginable earlier. Surrogate mothers; using donated sperms or eggs by couples or single women to have babies; storing eggs or sperms for use at a later date or by those about to undergo radiation therapy for cancer… the list goes on. And almost every development faced some resistance and opposition by sections of society
She after 30 years....

13 comments:

debasish.. said...

o... today.. wow !

Dat newspaper looks so so.. :)

nice !

gunj said...

finally i can comment on ur blog!! n dat was a nice piece of info!

Big Pearls said...

oh...great posting:)

comfortably numb said...

interesting bit of trivia!!!

Solitaire said...

WOW! That's her? Thanks for the info!

Shruti said...

hey.. that was really informative. Thanks for sharing.. :-)

brocasarea said...

@ debasish...glad u liked:)

@ gunj...thanks:)

2 big...:)

brocasarea said...

@ solitaire...welcome:)

@shruti...welcome:)

brocasarea said...

@ numb...yeah...break through technology!

~nm said...

Interesting fact which I was not aware of! Thanks for sharing!

brocasarea said...

@ nm...welcome!

ceedy said...

thank you for the info...

brocasarea said...

@ ceedy..welocme dude!:)