Why the U.S. has such a high preterm birth rate
About 12 percent of all U.S. births happen before the 37-week mark, which ranks the country in the middle of the pack worldwide.
Birds might be better meteorologists than us
A new study suggests a certain type of bird was able to sense a tornado outbreak that moved through the U.S. a day before it hit.
NASA's Kepler mission isn't over after all
More than a year after NASA declared the Kepler spacecraft broken beyond repair, scientists have figured out how to continue getting useful data.
Pregnancy also changes dads' hormones
A study from University of Michigan researchers found that expectant fathers see a decrease in testosterone as the baby's birth draws near.
Study links pollution to increased autism risk
Harvard researchers found children whose mothers were exposed to high pollution levels in the third trimester were twice as likely to develop autism.
Obesity can be workplace disability in the EU
An EU court ruling says employers and service providers can't discriminate against obese individuals and must make reasonable accommodations for them.