Freeze!Egg freezing is supposed to give women control over their biological clock. So why won’t more women do it?
Mother CountryThe perils of getting an assist abroad on having a baby—for Americans and foreigners both.
In Defense of IVF TwinsImplanting more than one embryo can be cheaper and quicker than single embryo transfers.
When Sex Becomes a ChoreA new study shows how infertility affects a couple's sex life.
Is Egg Freezing Unfairly Marginalized?Why the experimental label should be removed from the procedure.
The Irresistible BaconatorWhy fast food calorie counts might not make people eat better.
NeurostimulationIs it a good idea to drill holes in people's heads to treat them for depression?
Do You Have to Be Rich to Freeze Your Eggs?Not anymore. Competition and a controversial method are finally bringing prices down.
The Weak Link Between Stress and InfertilityDespite inconclusive evidence, the idea that stress harms conception persists—and it’s stressing women out.
The Grandparent Trap The shameful problem of elder financial abuse is only going to get worse.
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of July 27, curated by Slate writers and editors.
The End of the Tour David Foster Wallace is at the center of a movie of ideas that contains actual ideas.
Fetal Tissue Gives Hope for One of the Worst Diseases Planned Parenthood is right to supply it.
It Took 22 Years for the Women’s 1,500-Meters Record to Fall. What's the Fastest Humans Can Possibly Run?