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We finally know why we grow wisdom teeth as adults
Other primates have them too, but ours come in a lot later in life.
Both bats and humans test out talking as infants
Greater Sac-winged bat pups have their own version of baby talk.
10 absolutely wild facts about babies
We all may have started out as babies, but some things about them are absolutely alien.
Yes, little kids should do chores. Here’s how to get them started.
It's the hard-knock life all right.
Even from inside their shells and wombs, embryos are listening
It's surprisingly common for developing animals to listen and adapt to the outside world.
The Iowa caucus app never had a chance
What does it really take to make an important app? Planning, testing, and money.
Folic acid might actually reduce the risk of autism
Mounting evidence suggests nutrition right around conception matters for neurodevelopment.
‘Ghost streams’ sound supernatural, but their impact on your health is very real
Developers buried our streams. It's about time we exhume them.
Air pollution might be the new lead
Scientists now think it might put young brains at risk.
Most teens still visit pediatricians—but they deserve doctors trained to treat them
An adolescent health specialist explains what it means to understand teens.