Irregularities in COVID Reporting Contract Award Process Raises New Questions

An NPR investigation has identified unusual decisions around the process that lead to a Pittsburgh company winning a contract to gather COVID-19 data instead of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. smartboy10/Digital Vision Vectors/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption smartboy10/Digital Vision Vectors/Getty Images An …

Embryo Research To Reduce Need For In Vitro Fertilization Raises Ethical Concerns

A light micrograph of a primitive human embryo, composed of four cells, following the initial mitotic divisions that ultimately transform a single-cell organism into one composed of millions of cells. Science Photo Libra/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Science Photo Libra/Getty Images A light micrograph …

Why Giving Tuesday Raises An Uncomfortable Moral Dilemma

Katherine Streeter for NPR Katherine Streeter for NPR As holiday donations kick off with this Giving Tuesday, we’re going to bring up an aspect of contributing to charity that makes a lot of us … uncomfortable. We’re talking about the idea that every time we …