Parents

Scientists Create Healthy Mice With Same-Sex Parents
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Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences were able to make baby mice with two moms and no dad. “The aim of the Chinese researchers was to work out which rules of reproduction they needed to break to make baby mice from same-sex parents,” reports the BBC. “That in turn helps understand why the rules […]

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Rejoice, parents, your teenagers are policing their own phone addictions     – CNET
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Oh, and parents are also obsessed with their own phones.

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Baby tech makers, please figure out what parents actually need     – CNET
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Commentary: There’s a growing list of kid tech like oxygen sensors, scales and Wi-Fi cameras. But I’ve barely bought in because most of this stuff misses the point.

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'The Last Jedi' to reveal more about Rey's parents     – CNET
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Star Wars fans may finally learn what happened to Rey’s parents, as well as other “twists and turns.”

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Smart toys are a minefield, for both toymakers and parents     – CNET
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There’s a thin line to walk between privacy and profits if you’re looking to build a smart toy.

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American Express Will Give All Parents 20 Weeks Of Paid Leave
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Starting in January, the financial services giant will expand its paid parental leave policy for mothers and fathers to 20 weeks at full pay, plus another six to eight weeks for women who give birth and require medical leave. Full-time and part-time employees who have worked at Amex for at least a year are eligible. […]

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Parents Didn’t Just Dislike Super Nintendo 25 Years Ago—They Thought It Was a Scam
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This year marks the 25th birthday of the Super NES, a revolutionary game console that America’s parents initially thought was a money-grabbing scam. The post Parents Didn’t Just Dislike Super Nintendo 25 Years Ago—They Thought It Was a Scam appeared first on WIRED.

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Twitter To Give All New Parents 20 Weeks of Paid Leave
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Michal Lev-Ram, reporting for Fortune: May 1 will be a happy day for Twitter employees — at least those expecting a baby. The social media site is the latest tech player to offer so-called “gender-neutral” parental leave, guaranteeing any parent up to 20 weeks of fully paid time off. Other companies that have embraced such […]

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Parents can call their kids directly on this smartwatch in Japan
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You only need to look at these mamorino watches once to know they're for kids. What might surprise you, though, is that they come with a pretty nice feature, especially for parents of children who tend to lose their phones: VoLTE. Yes, parents can ca…

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