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Posts tagged fetus

March 2, 2009

 

Baby ultrasound

Hearing a Shape

Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to create pictures of what is going on in our body.

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!

September 22, 2005

 

Fingerprints

They say that no two fingerprints are alike, but your relatives’ fingerprints might look similar to your own. While the intricate details of an individual fingerprint are unique, pattern types and the overall size, shape, and spacing of the ridges in a pattern are all inherited traits. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 31, 2005

 

The Odds of It Being a Boy

What are the odds of giving birth to a boy? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Why Clones Aren’t Copies

Why aren't clones perfect copies? Find out on this Moment of Science.

November 20, 2003

 

Fetus Learning

It's pretty well established that education is important. But learning begins a lot earlier than you might think. "Fetus Learning" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Morning Sickness Is a Good Thing?

Is morning sickness actually a good thing for pregnant mothers? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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