British scientist Robert Edwards, who was awarded a Nobel prize for his pioneering work in developing in vitro fertilisation (IVF), has died aged 87, his university announced.
A decision to include a controversial abortion pill on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme will change the way in which abortion in Australia can be accessed, say Caroline de Costa and Mike Carrette.
Culture is what helps us deal with the ‘scars of evolution’, said researchers during a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
For pregnant women, breathing in air pollution from vehicles, heating and coal power plants increases the risk of having a low birth weight baby, according to a new international study.
A drug found to affect the cognitive ability of toddlers born to women who took the medication for epilepsy has a longer-term impact on their IQ, according to a new study.
China’s one-child policy has created a generation that is more pessimistic, neurotic and risk averse – while being less trusting, trustworthy, competitive and conscientious.