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Christine Curry Is Helping Expecting Mothers With Zika Prepare For an Uncertain Future

The Florida doctor is one of the leaders in the fight against the debilitating disease.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
4.12.17
News

A Breakthrough in Zika Research Could Mean a Treatment for Pregnant Women

A newly-discovered antibody helped protect pregnant mice's fetuses.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.7.16
Health

How American Doctors Are Preparing Families for Children With Zika

About 100 pregnant women in Florida have tested positive for Zika. Doctors expect most of them will be carried to term.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
10.24.16
News

Why That Story About a Baby Born to Three Parents Might Be Giving You Déjà Vu

Didn't this already happen?
Kaleigh Rogers
9.27.16
mothers

A Group of 2,000 Pregnant Colombian Women Could Help Crack the Mystery of Zika

The link between Zika and microcephaly has not been confirmed, but following these women through their pregnancies will provide a wealth of information.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.19.16
brazil

Scientists Still Can’t Say Zika Causes Microcephaly

The more we understand this condition and the virus, the more questions arise about the relationship between the two.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.16.16
Kim Kardashian

Things the Internet Suggests You Do With Your Placenta

Kim Kardashian is eating hers to ward off postpartum depression, but the uses don’t end there.
Rachel Pick
12.15.15
Space

For the First Time Ever, Astronomers Have Observed a the Birth of a Planet

At only two million years old, the LkCa 15 is a cosmic nursery.
Becky Ferreira
11.22.15
Motherboard Blog

Angelo Musco's Millions of Naked, Swirling Bodies Evoke Birth, Transmigration

Using Photoshop, green screens, and lots of naked people, Musco fuses art, humanity and nature.
Austin Considine
3.9.13
Motherboard Blog

Sorry, Hippies: Sexual Liberation Began in the 1950s Thanks to Penicillin

A new study suggests that curing syphilis, not popularizing the pill, was what first got things cookin'.
Austin Considine
1.28.13
Motherboard Blog

Just Look at These Hot Young Stars

Just 600 light years away, a modest cloud gives birth to twin stars.
Ben Richmond
1.16.13