A 200-Million-Year Old Display Fossil Turns Out to Be a Rare Pregnant Specimen
The pregnant ocean predator from the Jurassic is the largest of her kind.
Can Playing Trance Music Actually Help Grow Embryos?
We tested the controversial theory on a pair of Magic Growing Snowman.
Sofia Vergara Is Being Sued by Her Own Embryos
The lawsuit, which was filed in Louisiana yesterday, lists female embryos "Emma'' and "Isabella" as plaintiffs. The suit is the latest move by Vergara's ex-fiance to gain custody of the embryos—and could also have huge implications for abortion rights.
Watch These Adorable Chicks Hatch Sans Eggshell
These high schoolers have a front row seat to embryonic development, from fertilization to hatching.
Space-Grown Mouse Embryos Are a Step Toward Human Colonization
Chinese scientists report embryos developing from two-cell to blastocyst stage while onboard satellite SJ-10.
A Landmark Ruling Allows Gene Editing in Human Embryos
It's the first time a national regulatory authority has endorsed gene editing in human embryos.
Man Fails Paternity Test Because His DNA Is Mixed with That of His Unborn Twin
The weirdest “Maury” outcome possible.
Why Some Parents Choose to Have a Deaf Baby
Reproductive tech could threaten or preserve deaf culture.
Scientists in China Just Edited Genes in Human Embryos for the First Time
A lackluster first attempt suggests we're a long way off from safely gene-editing human babies.
Watch These Cells Start Folding Themselves Into an Embryo
Biologists reconstructed the early stages of an embryo for the first time.
Building the World's Largest Cryobank
The Smithsonian's Global Genome Initiative is primed to open its doors in 2015. Here's what you need to know about the largest scientific collection effort ever organized.
Scientists Are Working Out Whether You Can Have a Baby with Yourself
Single-parent reproduction is exactly what it sounds like—a very complicated scientific process that involves taking one person’s stem cells, making one of them male and the other female, before splicing them together to make a child.