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The Human Genome Project (1990-2003)

By: Tian Zhu, Tito Carvalho | Published: May 06, 2014

The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international scientific effort to sequence the entire human genome, that is, to produce a map of the base…

OrganizationsHuman Genome ProjectNational Center for Human Genome Research (U.S.)National Human Genome Research Institute (U.S.)Sequence Analysis, DNA

The ‘Kangaroo-Method’ for Treating Low Birth Weight Babies in a Developing Country” (1994), by Nils Bergman and Agneta Jürisoo

By: Claire E. Grayson | Published: May 24, 2018

In the 1994 article “The ‘Kangaroo-Method’ for Treating Low Birth Weight Babies in a Developing Country,” authors Nils Bergman and Agneta Jürisoo…

LiteratureInfant CareMother and infantInfants--Care--AfricaZimbabwe

China's First Baby Conceived through In Vitro Fertilization-Embryonic Transfer, by Zhang Lizhu's Research Team

By: Lijing Jiang | Published: Apr 27, 2011

On 10 March 1988, China's first baby conceived through human in vitro fertilization (IVF) and embryo transfer (ET), commonly referred to as a test-…


Gardasil HPV Vaccination Series

By: Alexis Darby, Grace Kim | Published: Jul 30, 2021

In 2006, United States pharmaceutical company Merck released the Gardasil vaccination series, which protected recipients against four strains of…

TechnologyHPV VaccinePapillomavirus InfectionsCervical CancerGenital Warts

Gamete Intra-Fallopian Transfer (GIFT)

By: Hilary Gilson | Published: Sep 26, 2008

Various techniques constitute assisted reproduction, one of which is gamete intra-fallopian transfer (GIFT). The first example of GIFT involved…


Revive & Restore (2012– )

By: Risa Aria Schnebly | Published: Dec 16, 2020

Revive and Restore is a California-based nonprofit that uses genetic engineering to help solve conservation problems, such as saving endangered…

OrganizationExtinction (Biology)MammothsMammuthusWoolly mammoth

“The Stein-Leventhal Syndrome: A Curable Form of Sterility” (1958), by Irving Freiler Stein Sr.

By: Lexi Darby | Published: Jun 28, 2017

In 1958, Irving Freiler Stein Sr. published “The Stein-Leventhal Syndrome: A Curable Form of Sterility” documenting his findings on the diagnosis and…

LiteraturePolycystic ovary syndromeSclerocystic Ovarian DegenerationGynecologyInfertility

David Baltimore (1938– )

By: Meilin Zhu | Published: Dec 27, 2017

David Baltimore studied viruses and the immune system in the US during the twentieth century. In 1975, Baltimore was awarded the Nobel Prize in…

Baltimore, DavidDNAAcquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Thesis: Reproduction in Science Fiction

By: Grace Dayoung Kim | Published: Feb 10, 2021

Science fiction works can reflect the relationship between science and society by telling stories that are set in the future of ethical implications…

Science FictionLiteratureScience in literaturePublicationsReproduction

The US President's Council on Bioethics (2001-2009)

By: Ceara O'Brien | Published: Feb 18, 2014

The US President's Council on Bioethics was an organization headquartered in Washington D.C. that was chartered to advise then US President George W…

OrganizationbioethicsAdvisory boardsStem CellsEmbryonic Stem Cells

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