Another, post-Ig-Nobel-Prize, multi-self-donational fertility doctor, reportedly

“Fertility doctor impregnated several patients, affidavit says” says the headline on an Associated Press report. If reported affidavit is correct, this case reepeats, on a smaller scale, the achievement that won an Ig Nobel Prize for Dr. Cecil Jacobson. The 1992 Ig Nobel Prize for biology was awarded to Dr. Cecil Jacobson, relentlessly generous sperm donor, […]

Dr. Cecil Jacobson’s spiritual progeny

Shades of Dr. Cecil Jacobson! Dr. Jacobson — relentlessly generous sperm donor, and prolific patriarch of sperm banking— was awarded the 1992 Ig Nobel Prize in biology for devising a simple, single-handed method of quality control. He  used his own sperm to inseminate dozens, perhaps hundreds, of his patients, none of whom knew they were […]