Pregnancy test false negatives are possible

Pregnancy test false negatives prompted researchers to investigate the devices' accuracy. Here's what they found and what the FDA is doing about it.

Tamara Bhandari-Washington University • futurity
April 25, 2019 ~2 min

Preserve fertility? Trans teens face tough decision

Pediatric cancer patients receive counseling about fertility preservation. Trans teens in transition need to have those same discussions.

Kristin Samuelson-Northwestern • futurity
April 22, 2019 ~5 min

Natural selection shaped fertility for the industrial era

"The data suggest that over time, nature selected individuals who had a predisposition to invest in their children." The result? Economic growth.

Brown University • futurity
April 5, 2019 ~5 min

'Baby Grady' gives fertility hope to boys with cancer

A new approach could preserve fertility for boys having cancer treatment - thanks to a baby monkey.

By James Gallagher • bbcnews
March 22, 2019 ~4 min

IVF ethics pioneer Mary Warnock dies

The philosopher Baroness Mary Warnock has died at the age of 94.

By Pallab Ghosh • bbcnews
March 21, 2019 ~4 min

Semi-identical twins 'identified for only the second time'

The boy and girl are identical on their mother's side but share only a proportion of their father's DNA.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 27, 2019 ~4 min

Sex education: Menstrual health to be taught in school by 2020

"My experience at school would be very different now," says Alice Smith, who suffers with endometriosis.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 25, 2019 ~5 min

Women who get in vitro face higher complication risk

Women who become pregnant via in vitro fertilization have a higher risk for complications during pregnancy.

Julie Robert-McGill • futurity
Feb. 4, 2019 ~5 min

The breakthroughs that could save our lives

From reversing blindness and paralysis to new treatments for cancer and infertility.

By James Gallagher • bbcnews
Dec. 29, 2018 ~9 min

‘Murder map’ reveals medieval London’s meanest streets

First digital map of the murders recorded by the city's Coroner in early 1300s shows Cheapside and Cornhill were homicide ‘hot spots’, and Sundays held the highest risk of violent death for medieval Londoners.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 28, 2018 ~5 min