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Artificial wombs could create seismic shift in the debate over abortion, reproductive rights

The ability to develop a fetus outside the mother's body could be here within decades. That means society will face ...
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Religious beliefs shape our thinking on cloning, stem cells and gene editing

Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam react to new technologies in their own ways ...
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Ectogenesis: How artificial placentas could aid premature babies, upend entrenched abortion views

Survival rates are likely to be improved for infants born prematurely, and those requiring invasive treatments -- including surgery, cell ...
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Podcast: ‘Artificial womb’ raises awkward ethical questions about abortion, child welfare and health freedom

Biotechnology is fundamentally changing food and medicine. Thanks to genetic engineering, for example, we have access vitamin-fortified GMO crops, plentiful ...
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Are we ready for the artificial womb?

In the coming years, the obstacles to ectogenesis --development outside of a mother from fertilization to full-term infancy-- will be ...
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Controversy walks hand-in-hand with the artificial womb, but is it warranted?

Research into the development of an artificial womb has sparked a wide range of conjecture from bioethicists who worry about ...
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Artificial uterus: How close is the reality?

Nobody is working on an artificial uterus that can carry a fetus for the entirety of a pregnancy. But medical ...