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 stories of five Lebanese women struggling with the complex systems of divorce within a multi-faith community.
Religion, Lebanon, Women
Why a new group of radical activists in Hong Kong are calling for greater autonomy - and even independence - from China.
Democracy, China, Asia Pacific
Marwan Bishara examines President Obama's legacy following Donald Trump’s victory and what this means for America.
Barack Obama, United States, Politics
In an UpFront special, we ask his former policy adviser and his personal aide about the man and his policies.
Politics, United States, Barack Obama