Originally published on Wed June 19, 2013 11:33 am
Last January, Noelle Murphy and her family were on their way to the Please Touch Museum for children in Philadelphia. Right before they arrived, 3-year-old Dylan had an accident.
"He wet himself," Murphy said, "And we were thinking, 'Oh no, how are we going to deal with this?' "
Usually they're naked, ancient and stony. But all of a sudden, they could live next door.
Originally published on Wed June 19, 2013 11:34 am
A dapper older gentleman spurns his mate of a certain age to take a fresh-faced young lover. You've seen that movie before, right?
Well, this choice of youth may turn out to be more than a Hollywood trope. Researchers say decisions like that one may have been the evolutionary source of menopause.
Originally published on Wed June 19, 2013 2:24 pm
Originally published on Tue June 18, 2013 10:31 am
The human voice appears to trigger pleasure circuits in the brains of typical kids, but not children with autism, a Stanford University team reports. The finding could explain why many children with autism seem indifferent to spoken words.