The gene-editing technology CRISPR was the source of lively theoretical ethics debates - until Chinese scientist He Jiankui actually used it.
Personal genetic information tests can be a fun way to learn about your heritage - but they can also betray some very private information.
China's decision to permit the sale of rhino horns and tiger bones is controversial - but it's more than an ecological crisis. It's also about traditional medicine and preserving a culture.
This article focuses on the US Department of Agriculture’s poor enforcement of the Animal Welfare Act, by only providing warnings instead of punishments.
Women bear an excessive burden when it comes to preventing pregnancy. What happens when we include the other half of the population?
Fentanyl testing strips could save lives for drug users, but not without the support of city and state governments.
September is National Suicide Prevention month, so it's a good time to reflect -- where does the responsibility to prevent suicide lie?
Three identical strangers realized they were more than just triplets: they were the subjects of a scientific study on nature versus nurture.
Euthanasia is already a much-debated practice, and the case of Aurelia Brouwers only intensified the controversy.
Study drug usage is on the rise -- and that's a complicated ethical quandary.