September 20, 2010 nhpr
Scott Carney
The market for women's eggs is booming. But wide differences in price and poor regulation over human egg donations have created an international black market for eggs
The Price of White Eggs
September 8, 2010 The Leonard Lopate Show
Scott Carney
Scott Carney speaks about his reporting on the sale of human eggs on The Leonard Lopate Show.
Price of Eggs
September 6, 2010 Blog Talk Radio
Scott Carney
Feminist radio show The Majority United speaks with Scott Carney to understand the impact of black market adoption deals and genetic and body part trading on women.
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August 20, 2010 Untold Stories
Scott Carney
Sometimes certain information can propel itself forward regardless of its factual accuracy.
A computer screen showing the moment of conception at a the Institut Marquès in Barcelona.
August 19, 2010 Untold Stories
Scott Carney
Human egg donors in Spain are predominantly immigrant women with few other legal options for making money.
David Sher, CEO of Elite-IVF gets ready to enter a sterile lab in Cyprus.
August 18, 2010 Untold Stories
Scott Carney
Technological advances in fertility offer increasingly broad markets, presenting soon-to-be expectant parents with an array of options for genetics and conception.
The outside of the Petra clinic.
August 17, 2010 Untold Stories
Scott Carney
Though human egg harvesting is legal in Cyprus, one clinic comes under fire for violation of even lax Cypriot guidelines, including allegations of dangerous over-harvesting and over-stimulation of...
A doctor in Nicosia asked Carmen Pislaru (above) to donate her eggs 
just hours after she gave birth to a child who she had to give up for 
adoption. When she refused, he recruited her friends.
August 16, 2010 Untold Stories
Scott Carney
Low income women with few other means of supporting themselves or their families are most vulnerable to selling into the dangerous human egg trade.
Savvas Koundouros looks through a microscope at the Genesis clinic in Limassol, Cyprus.
August 13, 2010 Untold Stories
Scott Carney
Altruism can't be bought; low payments for human eggs creates incentive enough for only the most desperate women.
An advertisement recruiting egg donors written in a Russian-language newspaper in Cyprus.
August 13, 2010 Untold Stories
Scott Carney
With no other means of income, illegal Russian immigrants in Cyprus often resort to a dangerous yet relatively lucrative option: selling their eggs.
August 12, 2010 Fast Company
Scott Carney
Modern fertility technology has made parenthood a possibility for thousands more people, but it has also created a lucrative market -- and ethically questionable -- global trade in human genetic...
Picture of a signing warning pregnant women of possible exposure to radiation at the main government hospital in Nicosia, Cyprus.
August 12, 2010 Untold Stories
Scott Carney
Through a trick of favorable currency exchange and lax laws the island nation of Cyprus is one of the fastest expanding markets for human eggs. Here an implantation costs between $8,000 and $14,000....