Awards

Awards

AWARDS & RECOGNITION * 2018—41st Annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards—Columns/Political • First Place: Trump is Right, Sarita Sarvate* 2018—41st Annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards—Columns/Political • Second Place: Creating Beta Clones, Kalpana Mohan*...
Voices

Voices

The Hidden Truth The feature article on breast cancer by Ophira Ginsburg and Raywat Deonandan (India Currents, October 2012, Breast Cancer—The Hidden Epidemic) uses a host of statistics, but these statistics hide more than they reveal. For example, the article...
Breast Cancer – The Hidden Epidemic

Breast Cancer – The Hidden Epidemic

“When I told my husband I had breast cancer, he said, ‘I don’t want anything to do with you.  You can go die.’”  These are the words of a 45 year old divorced and homeless woman in Bangladesh. When we think of breast cancer, our image is usually of women seeking...
The Ethics of Surrogacy

The Ethics of Surrogacy

There’s a photo I often show my audience before starting my lectures on “reproductive tourism.” It’s from a marketing brochure of the Akanksha infertility clinic in Anand, India, and features its medical director, Nayna Patel, standing regally amongst a group of...
The Man Who Would Not Eat

The Man Who Would Not Eat

I am a scientist. I declare it so proudly. But I think many people have a distorted conception of what a scientist is, and, frankly, what science itself is. Science is not truth, not a body of knowledge, and not a set of technologies. Science is a philosophy and a...