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The Babies at the Fringes of Fertility Tech

Beyond the reach of U.S. law, doctors are changing the way babies are made

Illustrations by Maria Chimishkyan

IIt’s 10:30 p.m. in Kyiv, Ukraine, and Dr. Valery Zukin is at the hospital with a patient who needs emergency surgery. The patient is 31 weeks pregnant and has intestinal obstruction — a rare complication that’s…




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Reporter. Bioethicist. Publishing on the intersection of ethics and policy with emerging science and tech. Sorry for the recipes if you’re here for news.

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