Infertile couples who want to have a child may decide to use In Vitro Fertilization. It's a procedure, in which eggs retrieved from the woman and sperm from the man are combined in the lab, where fertilization occurs. The embryos may then be placed in the woman's womb. But many couples freeze the embryos. They can test them for health problems and transfer the most viable, one at a time. Often some are leftover. And as Faith Lapidus reports, there are questions about what to do with them.
Humanity's efforts to move into and peer into space seem to be experiencing something of a renaissance in the past few weeks. NASA's pictures of Ultima Thule continue to astound, as do Chinese pictures from their probe on the far side of the moon. Coming soon, the James Webb Telescope will allow NASA to look even farther into the great beyond. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Rising temperatures, changing rainfall and encroaching diseases are threatening the world's coffee crops. A new study says many of coffee's wild relatives, which could help the crop adapt to a warmer world, are also at risk. VOA's Steve Baragona has more.