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Thursday, August 06, 2020



Robotic baby shows how biological dust develops immunity in human infants

January 16, 2018 8:05 pm

Scientists have tested robotic baby to find that infants inhale 20 times more dust than adults, but also show that early exposure to dust reduces possibility of developing asthma.

Raising 'immature' babies have made us smarter now: Study

May 25, 2016 4:01 pm

Human babies are born far more immature than the infants of other species.

Exposure to antidepressants in pregnancy may lower babies' birth weight

May 23, 2016 2:56 pm

Studies have shown that babies exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy weigh, on an average, 205g less than other babies.

Did you know that infants can sense colours even before they can speak?

February 11, 2016 3:35 pm

Researchers from Chuo University, Japan Women's University and Tohoku University tested 5-7 months old infants to see if brain activity is different for colours in different categories.

Two in 100 infants in India born with congenital defects: Study

February 07, 2016 9:35 am

The study is being funded by the University Grants Commission project under its University with Potential for Excellence programme.

Infants can think before they learn the words

May 27, 2015 2:51 pm

Human babies can understand basic abstract relations - whether two objects are the same or different - even before they learn the words to describe such relations.

Surprise, surprise! This is how your infant can learn better

April 03, 2015 1:39 pm

Researchers reported a series of experiments that demonstrated that babies actively sought to learn when they witnessed something surprising.

Newborns have strong immune system

September 23, 2014 10:29 am

Although their immune system works very differently from that of adults, babies may be able to mount a stronger immune defence than previously thought.

Human milk crucial for critically ill infants

August 07, 2014 3:43 pm

Human milk is infant food but for critically ill babies, it can also work as a medicine, says a promising research.

Infants smell threats by mother's odour

July 29, 2014 5:01 pm

Infants can detect threats just by smelling the odour their mother gives off when she feels fear, says a study.