A parent's caress is crucial to babies' health and growth.
It's a fact, we love adorable things, but we still don't really know why.
Were the eggs we buy in the supermarket once embryos?
As soon as they lay their eggs, the female cichlids scoop them up into their mouths and incubate them until they hatch.
Researchers placed tiny microphones inside a pregnant woman's uterus and found that outside noises are much lower and muffled; about thirty decibels quieter!
Have you watched a baby smile and simply fallen in love? It turns out there's some cool science behind why a baby's smile is so heart-warming!
The tones mothers use to address babies are more universal than previously thought. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Rushing to the aid of a cute baby animal is hard to resist, but be careful and follow the proper procedure.
Did you know a 10-month old baby is able to learn words?
We’ve all had a moment in our childhood when we came across an abandoned baby animal, and felt the need to care for the little creature. However, before you denigrate other species’ parenting, let alone actively interfere with it, you should know that it’s rarely the case that the baby animals you run across have actually been abandoned. Learn more on this Moment of Science.