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WATCH: What Happens To Each And Every Cell In A Developing Embryo

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 07.22.2014 | Science

How does an embryo go from being a lump of cells to a full-fledged nervous system? Just watch for yourself in The New York Times' trippy video abov...

WATCH: From Creepy To Cute, Human Face Forms In Womb

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.06.2012 | Science

A first-of-its-kind animation gives new meaning to the phrase "baby face." Featured in a video clip from the BBC series "Inside the Human Body," CG...

Odd Fossil Has Scientists Rethinking Reptile Reproduction

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.11.2012 | Science

Fossilized embryos unearthed recently in South America are having a big impact on paleontologists’ ideas about prehistoric reptiles' way of life. ...

What 'Manly' Fingers Say About Boys Who Have Them

Posted 02.15.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 02/14/2012 07:05 PM EST on LiveScience Hands are keys to the past, even if there is...

Yesterday I Was Just a Sperm Cell. Now I'm a Person!

John Blumenthal | Posted 04.11.2012 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Since the pro-lifers came up with this awesome personhood idea, I've been dating an ovum named Emily. She's a babe. Obviously, we can't have sex because that would form an embryo, which is a no-no, but we can do... um... everything else.

Octomom, Sextomom and the Looming Incursions on Reproductive Rights

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

The bills some lawmakers have proposed have nothing to do with race and gender equality; they are all about restricting women's reproductive decisions by subjecting them to greater state surveillance.

Stem Cell Research Again: A Momentous Development

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The stem cell ban imposed by Bush was based on an untenable moral framework compounded by biological illiteracy and religious zeal. It might be appropriate to the Taliban but not for us.