In the 1960s, Australia's economy rode on the sheep's back. One scientist possessed a special gift: the knowledge of artificial breeding of livestock.
It's possible to for a man to father a child after his death — but is it ethical? And what does the law say? A series of Australian court cases provide an insight.
On the eve of her 10th anniversary as a host of ABC News Breakfast, Virginia Trioli reflects on harrasment in the workplace, the importance of finding an authentic work life and the reader's letter she still holds dear.
After losing their baby to a genetic condition, Rachael and Jonny Casella were determined to prevent heartache for other couples. The Health Minister was listening and has vowed to make "Mackenzie's mission" his life's work and increase access to couples for pre-pregnancy screening.
Rachael and Jonny Casella lost their daughter Mackenzie to a genetic condition they had no idea existed. Now they're fighting for every Australian couple to have access to free screening before they start a family.
The call Jennifer McLeod had both hoped for and dreaded finally came. She thanked the clinic, then hung up the phone and cried.
Children conceived using donated sperm through in vitro fertilisation, or IVF, are just as healthy as their peers, a world-first study by Australian scientists concludes.