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Men have nipples because of a quirk in how embryos develop. But that’s only part of the story of this seemingly redundant body part. from www.shutterstock.com

Why do men have nipples?

How embryos develop, evolution and sexual pleasure all help explain why men have nipples. But ‘man boobs’ are a different story.
When it comes to reproduction, couple have more choices than ever before. Chinnapong/Shutterstock.com

What the ban on gene-edited babies means for family planning

A ban on clinical trials involving gene editing rules out the controversial procedure done in China. But it also prevents procedures that could offer couples a chance for healthy children without genetic disorders.
Faces form during the very early stages of embryology. from www.shutterstock.com

Why your face looks the way it does

Problems in facial development can occur with the skull, face, blood vessels, muscles, jaws and teeth. But it's the hard palate forming the roof of your mouth that's most commonly affected.
A mouse embryo, like this one, looks a lot like that of a fish, a frog or a human at a certain point in its development. Macroscopic Solutions/Flickr

Flipping the genetic ‘switch’ that makes many animals look alike as embryos

Scientists have discovered the genetic "switch" that causes many animals, including fish, frogs and humans, to look the same at a certain point in embryonic development.

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