When two maize inbred lines are crossed with each other, an interesting effect occurs: The hybrid offspring have a significantly higher yield than either of the two parent plants. Scientists at the University of Bonn have ...
For many, it would not be summer without a day at the public swimming pool. Now a design student has created a concept for an app that prompts parents and guardians to keep an eye on their kids.
The recently released NAPLAN 2017 results and findings from the latest Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) have got Australia talking again about how our children are faring when it comes to literacy.
An electronic toy-maker has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle charges from the Federal Trade Commission that it collected personal information on hundreds of thousands of children without their parents knowing.
The average teen spends at least six hours a day looking at a screen, with most of it from using a smartphone.
A team of U of T Scarborough researchers have described the first known hybrid bird species to be found in the Amazon rainforest.
While it might not bring parents as much joy as a first step or first word, the right time to introduce kids to a smartphone is an important moment.
Torn between the benefits and drawbacks of social media, Leigh Turberville Harrell hasn't decided yet whether to let her children use Facebook's new messaging app for kids.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's taking parental leave this month to spend more time with his daughters.