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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...

Vatican: a new charter for health care workers reaffirms the sanctity of life

17 February 2017

On 6 February, the dicastery for integral human development announced an "update to the health professionals' charter". This document, which was printed for...


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