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
A look at China's ghost towns and the bad debt they represent. Plus, why the work gender gap is still prevalent.
Business & Economy, China, Gender
As Mexico reels over the disappearance of 43 students, Fault Lines unravels years of crime, corruption and impunity.
Humanitarian crises, Human Rights, Latin America
Al Jazeera investigates the shocking truth behind a deadly Israeli attack on a US naval vessel.
Israel, Politics, United States
TechKnow looks at the controversy surrounding psychedelic science and asks if a party drug can help cure trauma.
Health, PTSD, Drugs