The Zika virus outbreak in the Americas hits on the things that risk-perception researchers know worry people most. Will that be enough to overcome people's fears about genetically modified mosquitoes?
As a new non-invasive technology makes prenatal genetic tests more common, many more pregnant women will have to choose whether or not to have a disabled child.
And that's not necessarily a bad thing.
The bacteria may be crucial to early feeding.
More efficient than in vitro fertilization and cheaper than traditional adoption, embryo adoption, which also provides parents with the experience of carrying a child, is becoming more popular. But our legislature is still struggling with serious legal issues surrounding the practice.
How much is enough certainty to make a decision about life or death, sickness or health?
It sounds shocking, but this is not a new argument.
New research finds both men and women tend to harshly evaluate breastfeeding mothers.
How the paper of record used partial data to reach a wrong conclusion on infant death in Mississippi.