Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
With tens of thousands of children streaming across the U.S. border in 2014, Trace looks at which countries they're coming from as well as their status once they arrive.
Worldwide, more than 20 million children suffer from malnutrition, and some of the effects of the ordeal are irreversible.
The story of an injured young girl being asked to leave a fast-food restaurant has been called a hoax. But its viral spread says a lot about folklore and internet activism. Continue reading →
Would kids do better in school if they did not have to wake up at the crack of dawn Monday through Friday? Tara examines the impact of a sleepy head on academic performance.
A California study found that pregnant women who live near farms where pesticides are applied had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
Remember those coolest-of-the-cool kids who made you miserable when you were young? A new study says it's likely you had the last laugh; all it took was a little time.
Research out of the U.K. raises the possibility of doing an end-run mitochondrial defects that can harm babies by swapping out the "broken" mitochondria for healthy ones from another woman.
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