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The Genius Factory: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank

Biography / Memoir

By: David Plotz

Scribner

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #154240 | ISBN: 0743275519
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the story of the Nobel Prize sperm bank, one of the most radical experiments in human breeding ever. In 1980 millionaire inventor Robert Graham began recruiting Nobel prize-winners and other accomplished men as donors to his genius sperm bank, in the hope of breeding a cadre of brilliant scientists, politicians and leaders. The Nobel sperm bank fathered more than 200 children before it closed in 1999. The Genius Factory tells the story of the bank, but it also tells the very remarkable stories of the bank's children and donors.


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