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Friday Night Lights Out: The Case for Abolishing High School Football | VICE Sports

A Nevada school board candidate wants to eliminate high school football, and a handful of others are making a medical, ethical, and financial case against America's favorite prep sport. Their arguments are unpopular.
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Learn How This Mompreneur Is Bending Gender Norms By Making Suits For Girls

Learn How This Mompreneur Is Bending Gender Norms By Making Suits For Girls | human development | Scoop.it
When Michele Yulo's daughter Gabi started bending gender rules at age four, it inspired Mom to launch a line of hip, fashionable, ready-to-wear suits for girls ages five to twelve and take on a mission to free kids from gender norms.
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Here's why 'baby talk' is good for your baby

Babies first learn to recognize the rhythm and intonation of language. The process begins in the womb, where the intonation patterns are transmitted to the baby through the fluids.
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Doctors Finally Figure Out How Baby Girl Came To Be Pregnant (Photos)

Doctors Finally Figure Out How Baby Girl Came To Be Pregnant (Photos) | human development | Scoop.it
A baby from India whose stomach had become so enlarged that she couldn't eat or drink was revealed to hav
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Scientists think this is where your consciousness lives

Scientists think this is where your consciousness lives | human development | Scoop.it
You're reading this right now. Yes, sure, your eyes are converting incoming photons into electrical impulses which travel up the optic nerve into your visua
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Daylight Saving Time Causes Rare Twist In Ages Of Twins

One baby boy turned out to be older than his brother despite being born after him on Nov. 6.

The reaso
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Failure to communicate in the brain may be behind indifference to music

Researchers look into why some individuals just aren't moved by music.
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DNA Test Reveals Twins Have Two Different Fathers

A Michigan man whose ex-partner demanded child support for her twins got the surprise of a lifetime when DN
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6-Year-Old's Letter About Autistic Brother Goes Viral (Photo)

6-Year-Old's Letter About Autistic Brother Goes Viral (Photo) | human development | Scoop.it
A young English girl's letter on behalf of people with disabilities has gone viral after her mother uploade
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Intersex Activist Denied A Passport Sues The U.S. Government

Intersex Activist Denied A Passport Sues The U.S. Government | human development | Scoop.it
The State Department denied Dana Zzyym's request to list their gender as "X" on their passport application. Now Zzyym i
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In the Race for Life, Which Human Embryos Make It? | Deep Look

Every one of us started out as an embryo, but only a few early embryos – about one in three – grow into a baby. Researchers are unlocking the mysteries o
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How a mother’s voice shapes her baby’s developing brain – Kate Fehlhaber | Aeon Ideas

It is no surprise that a child prefers its mother’s voice to those of strangers. Beginning in the womb, a foetus’s developing auditory pathways sense the sounds and vibrations of its mother.
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Sons born with fertility treatment 'inherit problems' - BBC News

Sons born with fertility treatment 'inherit problems' - BBC News | human development | Scoop.it
Boys born to fathers who needed help conceiving grow up to have poorer sperm quality than peers conceived without help, a study has found.
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A Human Bond With a Plastic Best Friend

A Human Bond With a Plastic Best Friend | human development | Scoop.it
For a 10-year-old child with autism, a Playmobil doll is a communicative, social, and emotional lifeline.
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This Woman's Baby Detected Her Breast Cancer Before Doctors Did

This Woman's Baby Detected Her Breast Cancer Before Doctors Did | human development | Scoop.it
Texas mom Shakti Dalal says her daughter, Laila, suddenly stopped nursing on one side of her body.
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Conjoined Twins See Each Other For First Time

Conjoined Twins See Each Other For First Time | human development | Scoop.it
After being conjoined at the head for 13 months, twin baby boys Jadan and Anias McDonald got to see eac
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Baby Diagnosed With Rare Genetic Condition

Baby Diagnosed With Rare Genetic Condition | human development | Scoop.it
A North Carolina couple received devastating news as their 8-month-old baby was diagnosed with a debilitatin
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LRB · Oliver Sacks · The man who mistook his wife for a hat

The scientific study of the relationship between brain and mind began in 1861, when Broca, in France, found that specific difficulties in the expressive use of speech (aphasia) consistently followed damage to a particular portion of the left...
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How living in Canada made me see the cruelty of the American maternity leave system

In the US, women get 12 weeks off — if they’re lucky. In Canada, I can take a full year, and it’s transformed how I feel about being a mother.
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Doctors cut off extra 11 fingers and toes from 8-month-old boy

Doctors cut off extra 11 fingers and toes from 8-month-old boy | human development | Scoop.it
Boy with extra fingers and toes  By: Mahesh Sarin (Scroll down for video) A hospital in China, has agreed to help a little boy who wa
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Why We Sleep So Poorly In Unfamiliar Places

Why We Sleep So Poorly In Unfamiliar Places | human development | Scoop.it
Many of us have trouble sleeping in an unfamiliar place, like a hotel, or a friend’s house for the first time. When we finally do get to sleep, it’s often fidgety and disturbed.
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American Girl: How Young Is Too Young To Be Trans?

American Girl: How Young Is Too Young To Be Trans? | human development | Scoop.it
Clinics are popping up across the country to help kids as young as 3 who might be transgender, but some say it's too much, too soon
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Teen Goalie Wakes Up From Coma Speaking Spanish

Teen Goalie Wakes Up From Coma Speaking Spanish | human development | Scoop.it
A Georgia teen awoke from a coma after suffering a concussion and could only speak Spanish -- a language h
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Why pregnancy is a biological war between mother and baby – Suzanne Sadedin | Aeon Essays

A ferocious biological struggle between mother and baby belies any sentimental ideas we might have about pregnancy
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Some patients in a vegetative state can still communicate – Tommaso Bruni | Aeon Ideas

John Smith, a 34-year-old father of two, was driving his car to bowling when he was involved in an accident. His skull sustained a severe trauma and he was admitted to the intensive care unit.
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