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Florida: birth certificates in the case of miscarriages

12 June 2017

On 31 May, Florida Governor, Rick Scott, validated a draft bill allowing the State to issue  "stillborn certificates"  in the event of miscarriages....

She gave birth whilst in a coma and woke up several months later

24 April 2017

At twenty-five weeks pregnant, Amelia Bannan, an Argentinian police officer, was the victim of a car accident in early November and suffered head injuries. In...

Pope Francis: "The principle of responsability must guide scientists"

24 April 2017

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Italian National Committee for Biosecurity, Biotechnologies and Life Sciences, Pope Francis welcomed members on...

Five simulated organs on a chip - a model of the female reproductive system

10 April 2017

A team at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Northwestern University (Chicago) has developed "a 3D culture device of living cells harvested from...


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