News tagged with human babies

Boys are right-handed, girls are left...

Well at least this is true for sugar gliders (Petaurus breviceps) and grey short-tailed opossums (Monodelphis domestica), finds an article in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology, and sho ...

dateMar 05, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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In Brief: Human evolution and big babies

Ancient human ancestors (hominids) may have birthed larger babies and developed intense and shared styles of infant care--characteristics that distinguish humans from the great apes -- prior to the evolution of the human ...

dateJan 04, 2011 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Exposure to BPA associated with reduced semen quality

Increasing urine BPA (Bisphenol-A) level was significantly associated with decreased sperm concentration, decreased total sperm count, decreased sperm vitality and decreased sperm motility, according to a Kaiser Permanente ...

dateOct 28, 2010 in Health
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Test tube laureates

Robert G. Edwards, the "father of the test tube baby," won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine yesterday for developing in vitro fertilization, a process involving the fertilization of human eggs out ...

dateOct 06, 2010 in Medical research
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