Mara Hvistendahl

Mara Hvistendahl is a correspondent with Science and the author of Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls, and the Consequence of a World Full of Men. Follow her on Twitter here.

Future Tense
April 27 2012 7:30 AMWill Gattaca Come True?Noninvasive, early fetal tests for sex, paternity, and chromosomal conditions will change pregnancy dramatically—and raise tricky ethical questions.
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Jan. 3 2012 5:42 PMCesarean NationThe cautionary tale of how China came to have the world's highest C-section rate.
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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.