Fertility centres are making a massive push to increase preimplantation genetic diagnosis in a bid to eradicate certain diseases

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Hub aims to make industrial-scale high-resolution brain mapping a standard tool for neuroscience

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For years, scientists and activists have sounded the alarm that humans’ appetite for seafood is outpacing what fishermen can sustainably catch

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If you watched the drama in Washington last month, you may have come away with the impression that the American health care system is a hopeless mess. So it is surprising that across the continent from Washington, investors and technology entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley see the American health care system as the next great market for reform

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The new book, “Secret Cures of Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic,” zeroes in on human experimentation on Caribbean slave plantations in the late 1700s. Were slaves on New World sugar plantations used as human guinea pigs in the same way African-Americans were in the American South centuries later?

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Some folks have big plans for your future. They want you—a burger-eatin’, chicken-finger-dippin’ American—to buy their burgers and nuggets grown from stem cells

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Was the Central Intelligence Agency’s post-9/11 “enhanced interrogation” program an instance of human experimentation?

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Some vaccine developers are taking steps to include them, in line with bioethicists’ urging, but it will likely take years before any expectant mothers are enrolled

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