25 March 2010, 03:09 AM ET
Even before infants begin to speak, words play an important role in their cognition, a new study finds.
24 March 2010, 07:02 AM ET
Babies as young as 7 months old already process happy and angry voices in ways analogous to the adult brain.
09 March 2010, 08:04 AM ET
Pregnant women with metal-on-metal hip implants pass metal ions on to their offspring, a new study says
21 January 2010, 12:03 PM ET
Birth weights for full-term babies are on the decline, a new study suggests.
21 January 2010, 09:58 AM ET
New app could decipher baby's cries, and there's some science behind the claim.
13 January 2010, 04:18 AM ET
Playing Mozart music to premature babies seems to help them gain weight faster and become stronger, new research found.
23 December 2009, 03:24 AM ET
Find out why some adults still have baby fat, whether you should multitask and other amazing things we learned about us in 2009.
14 December 2009, 10:00 AM ET
An animal's brain size can predict the onset of walking.
05 November 2009, 07:08 AM ET
The early seeds of language can be heard in the sound of crying babies.
24 September 2009, 06:46 AM ET
Study shows that as babies mobilize, they also start to develop danger detection abilities.
03 September 2009, 10:11 AM ET
Wolves do better on some logic tests than dogs, a new study found.
21 August 2009, 05:57 AM ET
Challenging the idea that growing babies need rest, marine mammals stay awake for over a month. Cetacean babies are "just the reverse" of all other mammals.
11 August 2009, 03:52 PM ET
Baby's brain lights up when watching others grab for toys.
05 August 2009, 10:23 AM ET
A small village in India is home to more than 200 sets of twins.
22 July 2009, 03:57 AM ET
Babies can distinguish between and angry and friendly dog bark.
16 July 2009, 10:08 AM ET
More and more of us will learn from robots in the future, but human teachers will still be the norm, according to a "new science of learning."
15 July 2009, 06:08 AM ET
Chinese alligators that were reintroduced to the wild have successfully mated and produced offspring
28 June 2009, 06:21 AM ET
When baby rhesus monkeys want to suckle, they do what human infants do: cry, cry, cry.
24 June 2009, 12:54 PM ET
A glass of wine every now and then won't harm a nursing infant.
15 June 2009, 10:03 AM ET
A pregnant young woman spent months blogging about her compelling personal journey of anguish.
08 June 2009, 04:15 PM ET
You just collect some urine, swirl it in the test vessel, and in 10 minutes you'll know.
01 June 2009, 12:02 PM ET
Too much TV can stunt a baby's language development.
28 May 2009, 05:18 AM ET
Music may reduce pain for babies during certain procedures, research suggests
01 May 2009, 08:09 AM ET
No death is more painful, more poignant, more of a waste, than the death of a child. In Rwanda, swine flu isn't the big culprit.
20 April 2009, 01:05 PM ET
Childbirth was probably just as painful for Neanderthals as it is for us.
13 April 2009, 07:51 PM ET
If a mother rat does not eat well, her offspring exhibit genetic changes that affect what they'll become.
13 April 2009, 01:02 PM ET
Babies may get an early learning advantage from bilingual parents.
27 March 2009, 07:03 AM ET
Leadership and overachievement might be a good predictor of which kids will go on to become parents.
18 March 2009, 10:15 AM ET
Daughters' genes governing mothering style are switched on or off by their mothers' actions.
08 March 2009, 06:42 AM ET
The uterus plays a role in make sure sperm are in the right place at the right time.
24 February 2009, 04:26 AM ET
Having eight children at once is not healthy for the children.
20 February 2009, 04:32 AM ET
Childcare is fraught with difficulty, and women navigate tough choices as they try to breast-feed and bring up a child.
13 February 2009, 07:41 AM ET
Human nature explains moral outrage over octuplets mom.
11 February 2009, 07:02 AM ET
Parents of children with genetic disorders tend to avoid future pregnancies rather than be tested.
06 February 2009, 04:39 AM ET
For some odd reason, it takes constant reminders that we primates need nurturing.
05 February 2009, 06:34 AM ET
Calves of older killer whales have better survival rates; older age in human moms can also be beneficial.