Robin Marantz Henig

Robin Marantz Henig is a freelance science journalist based in New York City and author of the book Pandora’s Baby: How the First Test Tube Babies Sparked the Reproductive Revolution. She is writing a book of essays about what it means to be a grandmother.

All Stories by Robin Marantz Henig

  1. illustration of an egg bursting out of an ovary
    Health & Medicine

    Solving mysteries of reproduction helped make parenthood possible for millions

    Over the last 100 years, research has shed light on where we come from — how a single fertilized egg manages to develop into an organism that is unique, complex and most decidedly human — and technology has helped spur the process.

  2. illustration of older couple
    Health & Medicine

    Positive attitudes about aging may pay off in better health

    Research into the mind-body connection shows that attitude is everything when it comes to healthy aging.