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Virtual doctors, pond-dipping and paying for organs

By Anjana Ahuja   May 2010

Vampires of an intellectual persuasion will be out in force between 14th-16th May, when museums all over the country throw open their doors after dark. The Museums at Night weekend gives smaller jewels, like UCL’s Grant Museum of Zoology, a chance to shine. The family-friendly UCL venue will run torchlit tours exploring nocturnal nature (garlic optional). www.culture24.org.uk

Should organ donors be paid for a kidney? The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has launched a public consultation on this. It will also cover the ethics of egg and sperm donation. An IVF clinic recently caused a scramble when it held an…

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