What If Katniss Didn't Have to Choose Between Peeta and Gale?

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NPR's Linda Holmes wrote a great article about the gender dynamics in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and concluded, "…you could argue that Katniss' conflict between Peeta and Gale is effectively a choice between a traditional Movie Girlfriend and a traditional Movie Boyfriend." I do love the way Holmes puts this.… » 12/03/13 7:47pm 12/03/13 7:47pm

What Kind of Futuristic Love Will Be Legal By 2050?

Some of you humans are probably getting your knickers in a bunch over this thing called "Valentine's Day." There are rituals involving flowers and candy and romantic dinners — all to guarantee that your mate feels adequately adored. But what about the robots who want a kiss? The aliens who pine for love? And what… » 2/08/08 11:45am 2/08/08 11:45am

The First Child to Have Three Genetic Parents

In three to five years, a baby will be born with two genetic mothers and one father. This could prove to be a boon for polyamorous families of the future who want to have children with more than two parents. A team of British researchers working with embryos have now perfected the three-parent babymaking technique. » 2/05/08 11:45am 2/05/08 11:45am