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'Father of IVF' Dead at 87

Sir Robert Edwards passes away at home

(Newser) - Sir Robert Edwards, the British professor who has been called "the father of IVF," died today at age 87. Edwards developed in vitro fertilization with another doctor, and in 1978, the first "test tube baby" was born. That baby, Louise Brown, now says she thought of Edwards... More »

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