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Alison Motluk
CBC, The Current
Ottawa family sues fertility doctor for use of wrong sperm — his own

Alison Motluk is a Toronto-based freelance journalist with an interest in reproductive technology. Her stories explore the science, law, policy implications, and social fallout of these new technologies. Past stories include news that a 15-year-old boy was able to find his “anonymous” sperm donor using only his spit and Google, and how the risks of egg donation are not well-tracked or understood. Her print work has appeared in The Walrus, Maisonneuve, The Economist, Nature and New Scientist, among others, and her radio work has aired on The Current, IDEAS, Quirks and Quarks and The Sunday Edition.