"Synthetic wombs make having kids much faster, easier, cheaper, and more accessible."
Scott Winship: Don't Believe Horror Stories About Fertility Rates, Income Inequality, and Economic Mobility
Americans have a reputation for being cockeyed optimists, but we're suckers when it comes to "declension narratives" about the fallen state of our world.
A new working paper argues that car seat laws are discouraging moms from having a third child.
Negative population growth back in 1919 was largely the result of the Spanish flu pandemic
The global total fertility rate fell by more than half, from 5 births per woman in 1960 to 2.4 today. But don't panic!
He Jiankui's moral failings should not be used as an excuse to delay a technology that could prevent inheritable diseases.
Is that kind of gene-editing unethical?
Sanity prevails (for now) in Alabama case that sparked national outrage.
The U.N. Says World Population May Top Out at 10.9 Billion Before 2100. Other Demographers Say It'll Be Much Lower.
Thanks to global expansion of reproductive freedom, actual population growth is likely to be less and peak around the middle this century
A new international commission will consider the pros and cons of human genome editing.
Is the solution a "fertility dividend" that makes a portion of a person's Social Security benefit dependent on each of their offspring's earnings?
There is no compelling ethical reason to limit this exercise of reproductive liberty.
If you read Reason you already know these three pieces of good news about global trends.
Maybe, but it's more likely that Americans chose to have fewer kids.
New report claims U.S. overpopulation will blight their futures.
Increased wealth and technological progress give people greater liberty to decide when, how, with whom, and if they want to reproduce.
Anti-designer baby bioethicists call for "an immediate global ban."
Bioethicists in Britain say yes. But there are no such limits in the U.S. yet.
Will most babies be created using in vitro gametogenesis in 40 years?
There's never been a better time to be alive
Swedish researcher denounced by bioconservatives for using CRISPR genome-editing on human embryos
Also most babies will be created using skin cells and the bioethics of radical life extension
U.S. total fertility rate close to lowest ever too
National Institutes of Health bioethicists agree with me and lift research moratorium