Mara Hvistendahl
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.
Doublex
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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Working
March 30 2015 11:32 AM The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.