Can algae be a viable source of nourishment for growing global population?

Can algae be a viable source of nourishment for growing global population?

In the ever-growing need to find solutions to feed the world’s population, researchers are turning to non-conventional ways for food ...
Multiplex babies? New wrinkle on 'new eugenics' and the debate over 3-parent IVF babies

Multiplex babies? New wrinkle on ‘new eugenics’ and the debate over 3-parent IVF babies

While the debate rages on about 3-parents IVF, there is already talk about an even more radical procedure: babies made ...
Leading bioethicists suggest dropping informed consent in limited cases

Leading bioethicists suggest dropping informed consent in limited cases

As technology continues to evolve, leading bioethicists are proposing nuanced approaches to consent: not providing the opportunity for informed consent ...
British '3-parent' IVF  babies could come as early as 2015

British ‘3-parent’ IVF babies could come as early as 2015

While the U.S. FDA takes on the process of 3-parent IVF, Britain could be seeing their first 3-parent babies as ...
FDA meetings on '3-parent' IVF, gene manipulation continues

FDA meetings on ‘3-parent’ IVF, gene manipulation continues

As the FDA takes on the controversial issue of mitochondrial manipulation and gene therapy, ethical issues arise. Critics and proponents ...