A fetus (pronounced /ËfiËtÉs/; also spelled foetus, fÅtus, faetus, or fÃ¦tus, see below) is a developing mammal or other viviparous vertebrate after the embryonic stage and before birth.
Previous research has shown that babies still in their mothers’ wombs regularly stretch, swallow and even hiccup. Recent observations have found another item to add on the list – yawning. The doctors involved in the research that identified yawning in fetuses believe this could serve as a new indicator for assessing an unborn baby’s health [...]
Amidst of all the talks and protest against stem cell treatment and companies shutting down, nature has found its own way of treating diseases with stem cells. When a pregnant mouse mother, for example, has a heart attack, her fetus donates some of its own stem cells to help and cure. Researchers started working on [...]