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March 18, 2013
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‘I sold my kidney … to repay the loans’

Selling a kidney or part of one’s liver to pay off loans is becoming increasingly common in Bangladesh, where desperate villagers are being exploited by human organ traffickers, a Michigan State University researcher has found. In a small village near … Continue reading

December 30, 2012
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Three New Species of Venomous Primate Identified by MU Researcher

Research may help protect rare primate from illegal trades A video about the illegal trade in slow lorises. A venomous primate with two tongues would seem safe from the pet trade, but the big-eyed, teddy-bear face of the slow loris … Continue reading

March 13, 2012
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Growing Market for Human Organs Exploits Poor

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan State University anthropologist who spent more than a year infiltrating the black market for human kidneys has published the first in-depth study describing the often horrific experiences of poor people who were victims of … Continue reading