Maybe not, say new books by Richard Wrangham and Nicholas Christakis.
Even as a child, Dani Shapiro wondered whether she belonged in her family.
There are ethical reasons to think twice before sending off your DNA.
We all belong to a collective, evolutionary process in which we, like the ants, work together to build our community and preserve the species.
A recent Templeton Foundation program sought to cultivate local conversation on science and faith. We asked some pastors to describe their experience.
Britain's House of Commons voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to legalize the creation of so-called "three-parent babies." Though advocates of the move say it will help prevent a debilitating and often lethal condition, many warn that the procedure, though well-intentioned, opens the door to ethical and safety questions that have yet to be sufficiently grappled with.