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Craig Niederberger

Craig Niederberger

“Twenty years ago I would often tell a patient, ‘I am sorry. There is nothing we can do. Fifteen years ago I would have been saying, ‘There is something I can do, but it’s very experimental.’ Today I can often say, ‘There is at least a 2-out-of-3 chance you are going to have a baby out of this process.’ It is becoming the most exciting field, with the most gratifying outcomes you can imagine.”

Craig Niederberger, head of urology, on advances in treatment for infertility, May 30 Time

 

Howard Wial

Howard Wial

“These incentives are good as far as they go but don’t go far enough.”

Howard Wial, executive director of the Center for Urban Economic Development, on the need for government initiatives that could expand manufacturing in the U.S., May 31 Chicago Tribune

 

Barbara Risman

“It’s a very good and powerful conceptual shift to decouple sexuality and gender. That is, to show there are very masculine gay men and effeminate gay men, but there are very masculine straight men and effeminate straight men, too.”

Barbara Risman, professor and head of sociology, in an article exploring issues related to masculinity, homophobia, and the role athletes can have in changing society’s stereotypes of gay people, May 31 Atlantic

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