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To understand how the United States of America became a country without the constitutional right to abortion, look to the history of Black women’s long fight for reproductive autonomy.

The reproductive coercion of Black...

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Earlier this year, the police in Eugene, Ore., said they had identified a serial killer who committed three murders from 1986 to 1988. The man, John Charles Bolsinger, had escaped attention so...

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A few days after the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, Boston IVF, a fertility company with centers in six...

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James Wilson, director of the Gene Therapy Program at Penn’s...

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It is a truth almost universally acknowledged that it would be irresponsible to perform...

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The Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, which overturned Roe v. Wade...

Several new opinion polls on human biotechnology issues have recently come to our attention and two of them are discussed...

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Photo by Harrison Mitchell on Unsplash

To understand how the United States of America became a country without the constitutional right to abortion, look to the history of Black women’s long fight for reproductive autonomy.

The reproductive coercion of Black...

It’s no coincidence that the world’s first IVF baby was born just five years after the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. IVF, or in vitro fertilization, is often mistakenly thought to be irrelevant to abortion debates. After all, people spend...

A volunteer in New Zealand has become the first person to undergo DNA editing in order to lower their blood cholesterol, a step that may foreshadow wide use of the technology to prevent heart attacks.

The experiment, part of a...

Twenty-three years ago, the field of gene therapy was bursting with the promise of breakthrough treatments. Then it was almost instantly derailed by the death of an 18-year-old clinical trial volunteer named Jesse Gelsinger after he received a genetically engineered...

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