When a baby is born small, it's often attributed to genetic factors or maternal risk factors like poor nutrition or smoking.
Why is one twin smaller than the other?
Leading researchers have condemned attempts to change the way carbon from trees will be counted in Europe.
Scientists fear new EU rules may 'hide' forest carbon loss
A motor mechanism that has been attributed primarily to early development in babies and toddlers can also help older adults improve movement accuracy, according to new research from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).
Older adults can improve movement using same motor strategy as babies
Life is full of emotional highs and lows, ranging from enjoying an activity with a loved one and savoring a delicious meal to feeling hurt by a negative interaction with a co-worker or that recent scuffle with a family member.
Investigating emotional spillover in the brain
Researchers have shown genetic clues left behind in shed cells, tissues, scales and feces by ocean animals can be used as forensic markers to accurately and easily survey marine life in complex deep-water environments.
Researchers identify DNA left by ocean animals to survey marine ecosystems
A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology developed a way to use 3D printers to create objects capable of expanding dramatically that could someday be used in applications ranging from space missions to biomedical devices.
3D printed tensegrity objects capable of dramatic shape change
Scientists at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have developed new electrolytes capable of powering batteries at temperatures as low as negative 80°C.
Liquefied gas electrolytes power new lower-temperature battery
Chinese researchers have been studying a 200 million year old dragonfly fossil.
Giant dragonfly fossil found in China
NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explore (WISE) telescope has offered astronomers a detailed view of the star factory inside the Orion Nebula, one of the most famous and oft-photographed star-birthing clouds in the cosmos.
Infrared image reveals star factory inside Orion Nebula
Once every 53 days, Jupiter pulls Juno close. Locked in orbit since July 2016, the spacecraft has made five close flybys of the planet so far.
See the latest stunning views of Jupiter

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