Mother is your first — and most important — relationship. What does science tell us about the effects of mothering? What happens when groups of monkeys are raised without a mother? How does a “fragile family” affect young people? What are “social risk factors,” and why should we care about them?
Embryonic stem cells are the source of every cell in your body. Does researching them violate human sanctity, or is it medicine’s brightest frontier? Should we rely on adult stem cells instead? In this debate, knowledge is power.