DNA has become a sacred entity - the modern equivalent of the Christian soul, an individual's essence, writes Dickenson.
12 May 2013 11:24 GMT | Health, US & Canada, United States
Sixty years ago, US medical researchers intentionally infected hundreds of people in Guatemala with syphilis.
06 Nov 2011 10:17 GMT | Health, US & Canada, Latin America, Niger, Nigeria
As egg sales, IVF and surrogacy become more common and commercial, a conflict arises between social justice and profit.
30 May 2011 15:44 GMT | US & Canada, France, India, Spain, United Kingdom
The poignant stories of Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the effects of imprisonment on them and their families.
Israel, Palestine, Human Rights
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.
A group of exonerated death row survivors called the 'Resurrection Club' fights to abolish the death penalty in the US.
Human Rights, Politics, US & Canada
We tell the story of Mouawiya Syasneh, the boy whose anti-Assad graffiti lit the spark that engulfed Syria.
War & Conflict, Syria's Civil War