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Researchers create a new male contraceptive that you apply like lotion

It's been a half-century since the advent of a reliable birth control option for women, and we've developed virtually nothing similar for men. But now, owing to research done at Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, an innovative new treatment holds promise as a reversible birth… »6/25/12 4:30pm6/25/12 4:30pm

Ethical questions emerge after baby’s genome sequenced while still in the womb

Scientists have successfully sequenced a baby's entire genome while it was still in the womb — and without interfering with its protective sac. This non-invasive breakthrough could have profound implications for prenatal screening practices, and the potential elimination of genetic disorders. »6/08/12 12:39pm6/08/12 12:39pm