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Posts tagged mother

December 12, 2011

 

pregnant belly

The Renaissance Organ

There's one da Vinci of the body, a true Renaissance organ, which can perform functions of the lungs, liver, stomach and kidneys.

January 22, 2009

 

Crocodile with her eggs

Calling All Crocodile Eggs!

Did you know that crocodiles call from inside their eggs with a 'cheep' sound shortly before they hatch?

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!

May 8, 2007

 

Mother holding daughter in arms

Mom’s Wake Up Call

Researchers want to know exactly what it is about mom's voice that brings children out of deep sleep faster and more effectively than even a smoke alarm.

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.

May 24, 2004

 

Painful Injections

Want to learn how to keep your baby from crying while it gets a shot? Find out 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.

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