Pregnancy

Design Bias

Pregnant Researchers Often Get No Lab Safety Guidance

I spoke with eight women who had to lean on their own scientific expertise to guide them through one or more pregnancies while working in a laboratory.
Rose Eveleth
5.7.18
embryos

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.
Becky Ferreira
8.28.17
Microsoft Weird

Clippy’s Designer Wants to Know Who Got Clippy Pregnant

Kevan Atteberry tells Motherboard about his role in creating one of computing history’s most iconic, notorious, and controversial characters (on a Mac!), and Clippy’s strange afterlife.
Samantha Cole
4.26.17
fertility

Crowdfunded Fertility Clinic Lets Women Grow Embryos in Plastic Vaginal Capsules

Effortless IVF offers discount baby-making services.
Alison Motluk
2.22.17
Health

More Pregnant Moms Are Smoking Weed, and We’re Not Sure What That Means

The effects are still essentially unknown.
Madison Margolin
12.20.16
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
Toronto

Pregnant Women in Rural Pakistan Have an Unusual New Ally: Voicemail

Toronto hackers made a service that could save lives in rural Pakistan.
Samar Warsi
10.26.16
Health

This Is the Most Googled Question About Zika

You asked, we answered.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.25.16
Health

How to Make a Zika Vaccine in the Middle of an Epidemic

If you’ve never made a vaccine from scratch before, this is how it’s done.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.24.16
indiana

This Fertility Doctor Used His Own Sperm to Impregnate Patients

Dr. Donald Cline admitted to using personal sperm samples fifty times at his former Indiana fertility practice.
Sarah Emerson
9.13.16
Drugs

Scientists Have Found a Possible Way to Protect Babies from Zika

A new study from Yale neuroscientists uncovered exactly how Zika attacks a developing brain.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.24.16
Miami

Miami Isn’t Waiting on Congress Funds to Fight Zika

But those funds really do need to be released soon.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.12.16
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