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Alabama Rules Embryos Are Children, Raising Questions About Future of Fertility Care

The ruling raises worrisome legal issues for would-be parents far beyond Alabama whose hopes for children may depend on in vitro fertilization.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 04:56
Scientists Find Genetic Signature of Down Syndrome in Ancient Bones

The discovery may help shed light on how prehistoric societies treated children with rare conditions.

Tue Feb 20, 2024 18:10
When Eyes in the Sky Start Looking Right at You

New satellites that orbit the Earth at very low altitudes may result in a world where nothing is really off limits.

Tue Feb 20, 2024 10:05
What Is a Species, Anyway?

Some of the best known species on Earth may not be what they seem.

Mon Feb 19, 2024 12:11
Kam Ghaffarian’s Moonshots

The entrepreneur wants to help build the new space economy, one Prada spacesuit and Jeff Koons-filled lunar lander at a time.

Sun Feb 18, 2024 12:18
Old and Young, Talking Again

A society in which members of different generations do not interact “is a dangerous experiment,” said one researcher.

Sun Feb 18, 2024 12:07

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