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In Canada, it’s illegal to pay for the services of a surrogate mother or to purchase human gametes — sperm and eggs. These prohibitions are entrenched in the Assisted Human Reproduction Act. Some Liberal members of Parliament want to...

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CLEVELAND, Ohio - After two recent failures of cryotanks storing eggs and embryos, a number of agencies and organizations are investigating fertility clinics in Cleveland and San Francisco. But a lack of federal oversight of the industry leaves it unclear...

In 1942, 18-year-old Iris Lopez, a Mexican-American woman, started working at the Calship Yards in Los Angeles. Working on the...

In a disappointing and deeply divided opinion released today, the California Supreme Court upheld a state law law mandating DNA...

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The meeting could determine whether the two young siblings would keep going blind. The doctor knew that going in, but he...

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There are 75,000 genetic tests available for sale today -- a flood of information that could provide major new insights into...

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There are 75,000 genetic tests available for sale today -- a flood of information that could provide major new insights into...

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The Try Guys, a quartet of BuzzFeed personalities who film themselves undergoing often absurd and humiliating experiences on camera...

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The arrest of Joseph James DeAngelo as the suspected Golden State Killer has both thrilled and worried watchers. Bringing the...

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-- Wall Street has plowed billions of dollars into DNA testing companies, one of the world's fastest-growing consumer services....

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Prime Minister Trudeau has stated it is time for Canadians to have a discussion about payment for surrogacy, eggs, and...