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November 21, 2013

 

A mother holds her infant's hand.

A Parent’s Touch

A parent's caress is crucial to babies' health and growth.

November 8, 2011

 

Marmoset

The Fluffy Science Of Cute

It's a fact, we love adorable things, but we still don't really know why.

September 28, 2011

 

eggs in a carton

When You Eat An Egg Are You Eating A Baby Chick?

Were the eggs we buy in the supermarket once embryos?

March 25, 2009

 

Different colored African cichlids

The Cuckoo Catfish

As soon as they lay their eggs, the female cichlids scoop them up into their mouths and incubate them until they hatch.

November 17, 2008

 

Pregnant Woman

What a Fetus Hears

Researchers placed tiny microphones inside a pregnant woman's uterus and found that outside noises are much lower and muffled; about thirty decibels quieter!

November 10, 2008

 

Smiling Baby

A Baby’s Smile

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!

April 8, 2008

 

Pack of rhesus monkeys with babies

Baby Talk in Monkeys and Humans

The tones mothers use to address babies are more universal than previously thought. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 30, 2006

 

a squirrel resting on a colorful blanket

Wildlife Rescue

Rushing to the aid of a cute baby animal is hard to resist, but be careful and follow the proper procedure.

July 11, 2006

 

baby_reading

Babies Choose the Words They Learn

Did you know a 10-month old baby is able to learn words?

September 15, 2005

 

Don’t Touch That Fawn

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.

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