Elite US universities are fighting over a patent for CRISPR-Cas9 technology.
Missouri lawyer acquitted of her father’s murder even though she forged his advance directive
Human germline genome editing may be permissible following further research, says the NAS.
Washington D.C.’s assisted suicide law has hit a major roadblock.
Neil Gorsuch has a keen interest in end of life issues.
Should psychiatrists and psychologists should share their opinions on political figures?
An increasing number of gay couples in the US are turning to surrogacy.
The debate surrounding marijuana in the US just got more complicated.
It's hard to know what direction the President-elect will take
Cecile Richards insists that its doors will remain open
Colorado has voted for assisted suicide, while three other US states have voted to legalise recreational marijuana.
Abortion by prescription now rivals surgery in the US, according to 2014 Planned Parenthood data.
Washington DC City Council voted to legalise euthanasia on Tuesday.
Miriam Zoll says that the technology has not worked for 20 million women
The Council of the District of Columbia is set to debate euthanasia legislation later this month.
The National Institutes of Health will likely abandon its long-standing ban on the funding of chimera research.
Two recently issued judicial opinions have slowed attempts in the United States to restrict abortion laws.
The American tabloid media was abuzz this week with news that a New York Mathematics Professor had fathered 22 children through informal sperm donation.
US policy analysts are questioning how authorities should deal with the hundreds of thousands that have been abandoned or have a disputed legal status.