What makes the world’s most successful children’s TV programmes so addictive – and so strange?
One in three French people think vaccines are unsafe, yet across the country vaccine coverage is rising. Alex Whiting asks why.
This reading list accompanies our story on the ethical issues around sharing genetic information.
Genetic diagnosis is getting ever more sophisticated. But as doctors uncover diseases that are hereditary, who needs to know?
Researcher Áine Kelly is using her experience of growing up in care to help others in the system. What role does first-hand experience have in expertise? Michael Regnier meets her to find out.
When one Romanian doctor became ‘father’ to 16 HIV-positive orphans in 1999, many thought there was no hope for them – or for the thousands of other children infected. What followed was something of a miracle. Geta Roman tells their story.
Timing is everything when it comes to telling your child their origin story, particularly if it’s a little unusual.
Louise Brown was the first baby conceived artificially. She tells Mosaic what it was like growing up.
When somebody else gives birth for you, how much is she a part of the family?
Test-tube babies, surrogates, single parents, gay fathers – the modern era is redefining what a family is. Linda Geddes finds out if the kids are alright.
From language and numeracy to self-control and understanding, Linda Geddes offers these tips from the experts.
From the wisdom of family to doctors’ advice from the late 19th century, trends in parenting have waxed and waned.
Is there a ‘right’ way to bring up your child? Linda Geddes asks whether parent school is the answer.