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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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A stellar panel discussed how to bring a broader and more critical understanding of equity into current societal and public...

A not-very-stealthy campaign appears to be setting the stage for authorizing heritable human genome editing (HGE) in the UK. The...

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“She has her mother’s eyes,” begins the advertisement, “but will she also inherit her breast cancer diagnosis?” The smooth voice in the video is promoting the services of Genomic Prediction, a US company that says it can help prospective parents...

Statement on the objectives and use of genetic data in the Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) of DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research)

Time and again there are attempts to look to genetics to find the causes of social inequality between...

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Like me, my eggs were flying economy class. We—my dog Stewie and I—were in seat 8D, while 12 of my cryopreserved oocytes, four straws of three eggs each, had a window seat further back. They were ensconced...

Mental illness is a growing public health problem. In 2019, an estimated 1 in 8 people around the world were affected by mental disorders like depression, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. While scientists have long known that many of these disorders...

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