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Baby’s First Picture

The first picture of a baby is usually in the mother’s arms soon after delivery, and becomes pasted into an album for posterity.  My mother missed out on that snapshot since I was born in austere post-war London when a … Continue reading

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Robert Edwards (1925-2013)

A memorial service for Bob Edwards was held last weekend at Bourn Hall, near Cambridge, England. That is the Jacobean mansion house where he founded the world’s first in vitro clinic for fertility treatment (IVF) with Patrick Steptoe in 1980. … Continue reading

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Queen or Slave?

Slave! I forgot to say my second post is about bees. Yes … this blog now has a bee-line. In future, I’ll post some news from the hives, but in this one I am drawing a huge arc from a … Continue reading

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