New Year, Old Lessons

Loneliness in old age is not an age old problem. As we ring in the new year, let us learn some lessons from hunter-gatherers and devote more of our time to be with those most vulnerable to loneliness: the elderly.

Who's Your Daddy?

This week biological parenthood became more complicated for both sexes when scientists created a human embryo using DNA from two women and one man. While this has caused quite a bit of upset, the the idea of having multiple biological parents is not new. Some tribes in the Amazon believe that semen from multiple men contribute to the development of a baby.