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What would it mean to embrace new gene-editing technologies such as CRISPR–Cas9 at the very moment white supremacy is, once again, on...

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Fifty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down state laws banning interracial marriage, but the issues involved in the

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Robert Edwards is pictured with a Nobel Prize coin in the background.

Robert G. Edwards might not be a household name, but the innovation he pioneered along with Patrick Steptoe certainly is....

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Polio ravaged much of the United States during the 20th century, leaving thousands sick, paralyzed, and dead. Those who were...

Illustration depicting Joanna Neborsky like a jack-in-the-box, with a DNA strand popping her upper body out.

SAN FRANCISCO — WHEN the police arrived last November at the ransacked mansion of the millionaire investor Raveesh Kumra, outside...

Since Moore v. Regents of the University of California, there has been a wide-ranging debate regarding the holding of the...