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Virgin Births, Miracles and Science

We’re in the thick of it now — the Christmas season. The time Christians worldwide celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Pope Benedict recently reaffirmed the virgin birth of Christ as a “cornerstone of faith.” But according to biologist Aarathi Prasad, author of Like a Virgin: Exploring the Frontiers of Conception, the idea of a virgin birth is not just a miraculous phenomenon tied solely to Christian doctrine, but could soon be part of our everyday lives.

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