Women in India are more likely to get prenatal care when pregnant with boys, according to groundbreaking research that has implications for girls' health and survival.
Canada welcomed two cute and furry ambassadors on Monday—giant pandas on loan from China for 10 years to mark a warming of Sino-Canadian ties.
A Tokyo zoo put its pandas back on display on Friday after keepers decided mating season was over, with wellwishers hoping their two attempts would bear fruit.
(Phys.org) —A major cultural and geographic divide is emerging between Americans under age 35 and over 50, according to University of Michigan demographer William Frey.
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 shows that handedness ...
A South Dakota School of Mines & Technology assistant professor and his team have discovered a new species of herbivorous dinosaur and published the first fossil evidence of prehistoric crocodyliforms feeding on small dinosaurs.
Parents of newborn babies are always creeping into the nursery at night to check that their infant is still breathing. Alternatively, they might let the baby sleep in their room, hoping to notice any respiratory arrest and ...
A few years ago, a baby boomer turned 63 every seven seconds in this country, leading the New England University Transportation Center to proclaim that in fewer than 20 years, the United States would be a "nation of Floridas."
Can technology improve sex? The makers of one device unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show are banking on it.
Baby sharks still developing in their egg cases can sense when predators are near, and keep very still to avoid being detected, according to research published January 9 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Ryan Kempster ...