The world’s population growth is slowing, according to a new United Nations report, but the number of people living on Earth will still approach 10 billion by the year 2050

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Listen now: Part 2 of a conversation with our Travis Rieder focuses fertility reduction policies that might be ethical and acceptable

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Male contraception research is a field littered with failures, but a few promising candidates are in the pipeline

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The alternative? “Give up your toys.” Our Travis Rieder speaks with Bloomberg’s Eric Roston about his work towards a small family ethic

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The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a controversial drug to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a rare disease that confines boys to wheelchairs and condemns them to an early death.

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Our Travis Rieder continues the debate about climate change and the ethics of having children, via The Conversation

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Researchers aren’t certain it is possible — or safe — to boost blood levels of ivermectin high enough to wipe out generations of mosquitoes during the biting season, which can last for months. Scientists at the medical school of the University of Barcelona have come up with a novel alternative: Use livestock

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For many African countries and especially among poorer communities, when people die there is no trace in any official legal record or statistic. It is common for a person who lives in the city and falls terminally ill to return to their rural village to await their death. When they die they are buried without any legal or official documentation of the death specifying the cause

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