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Jan 21, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Skull theory looks to the shape of the fetal skull to determine gender of a child under four months old.
Jan 10, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A brain-dead pregnant woman is being kept alive -- against her family's wishes -- by a Texas hospital.
Oct 8, 2013 12:55 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Unborn babies in the womb touch themselves following a distinct sequence, helping to explain thumb-sucking and other behaviors after birth. Continue reading →
Aug 20, 2013 03:25 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A young boy in India was said to suffer burns from spontaneous combustion -- but officials are skeptical. Continue reading →
Jul 23, 2013 06:23 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
There's a new member of Britain's royal family, ending months of predictions about the baby, much of it based on myths. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2013 03:00 PM ET // Emily Sohn
New findings add to growing evidence that the timing of pregnancy can influence the health of the baby. Continue reading →
May 22, 2013 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthal mothers weaned their children earlier than their human counterparts. Continue reading →
May 19, 2012 12:48 AM ET // Trace Dominguez
Are pit bulls as dangerous as Maryland thinks they are? How long should women breast-feed? Did the Mayans actually predict doomsday? Find out the answers in This Week in Discovery News.