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Tissue Engineering

By: Angel Lopez | Published: Oct 29, 2010

Tissue engineering is a field of regenerative medicine that integrates the knowledge of scientists, physicians, and engineers into the construction…

Tissue EngineeringmedicineRegeneration

Golden Rice

By: Marci Baranski | Published: Sep 17, 2013

Golden Rice was engineered from normal rice by Ingo Potrykus and Peter Beyer in the 1990s to help improve human health. Golden Rice has an engineered…

TechnologyRiceBiotechnologyGenesMolecular Biology

Noninvasive Fetal Aneuploidy Detection for Trisomy 21, 13, and 18

By: Cassidy Possehl | Published: Apr 06, 2017

Noninvasive fetal aneuploidy detection technology allows for the detection of fetal genetic conditions, specifically having three chromosomes, a…

TechnologyDown syndromeAneuploidyLo, Y. M. DennisCleft Palate

The Infant Incubator in Europe (1860-1890)

By: Kelsey Rebovich | Published: Feb 11, 2017

In the nineteenth century, obstetricians in Europe began to construct devices to incubate infants in increasingly controlled environments. The infant…

TechnologyPremature InfantsObstetricsMaternal and infant welfareIncubators (Pediatrics)

Making Visible Embryos (2008- ), by Tatjana Buklijaz and Nick Hopwood

By: Karen Wellner | Published: Jun 25, 2010

Making Visible Embryos is a 2008 online exhibition of embryos authored and designed by Tatjana Buklijaz and Nick Hopwood who work in the Department…


The Report of the
Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilisation and Embryology (1984), by
Mary Warnock and the Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilisation and

By: ,Jonathon J. LaTourelle | Published: Oct 02, 2014

The Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilisation and Embryology, commonly called the Warnock Report after the chair of the committee…

LiteratureFertilityFertilization in vitro, HumanReproductive technologyEmbryo transplantation

Shoukhrat Mitalipov and Masahito Tachibana’s Mitochondrial Gene Replacement in Primate Offspring and Embryonic Stem Cells (2009)

By: Giselle Lee | Published: Jan 10, 2018

Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Masahito Tachibana, and their team of researchers replaced the mitochondrial genes of primate embryonic stem cells via spindle…

monkeysrhesus macaqueSendai virusEmbryonic Stem CellsMitochondrial Diseases

The Miracle of Life (1983), by NOVA

By: Inbar Maayan | Published: Nov 19, 2010

The most-watched NOVA documentary ever made and a revolution in the understanding of human development, The Miracle of Life (abbreviated Life)…

LiteratureReproductionHuman Development

Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association's suit against Monsanto, 2012 and 2013

By: Ernest Nkansah-Dwamena | Published: Dec 30, 2014

In March 2011 the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association and around sixty agricultural organizations (OSGATA et al.) filed a suit against…

ContextGenetic EngineeringPatent laws and legislationAgricultural biotechnologyTransgenic organisms

Bernard Nathanson (1926-2011)

By: Mark Zhang | Published: Apr 22, 2013

Bernard Nathanson was an obstetrician and gynecologist in New York City, New York, who argued for, and later against, women's rights to abortion.…

PeopleObstetriciansGynecologistsAbortionUltrasonics in obstetrics

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