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Stories by Robin Marantz Henig

How Depressed Is That Mouse?

Robin Henig explains how scientists determine if a laboratory rodent is classified as depressed in the search for new, improved antidepressants

March 7, 2012 — Robin Marantz Henig

When Does Life Belong to the Living?

With thousands of people on the waiting lists for organs, doctors are bending the rules about when to declare that a donor is dead. Is it ethical to take one life and give it to another?

August 19, 2010 — Robin Marantz Henig

Pandora's Baby

In vitro fertilization was once considered by some to be a threat to our very humanity. Cloning inspires similar fears

May 12, 2003 — Robin Marantz Henig