Medicine: Superkids?

A sperm bank for Nobelists

Robert K. Graham, 74, a wealthy California businessman, calls it a "moderately expensive hobby." Fairly interesting too. Graham collects sperm from Nobel-prizewinning scientists—five so far —and offers it to young women who have high IQs. According to the Los Angeles Times, which broke the story last week, Graham has shipped frozen sperm to several unidentified women, and three of them—all on the East Coast—are pregnant. Says he: "This is just the beginning."

Graham, a developer of plastic lenses for eyeglasses, was a friend of the late Nobel Physiologist Hermann...

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