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View Resource NOVA Online: Life's Greatest Miracle

The companion Web site to the NOVA program Life's Greatest Miracle, which PBS will re-broadcast on February 26th, is a great site for anyone interested in human pregnancy and fetal development. With wide-ranging information, this Web site is likely to appeal to many different audiences; users can even choose to view the entire program online. Those users interested mainly in the science of human...
View Resource Births: Final Data for 2000

The National Center for Health Statistics recently released this 102-page report containing data on the 4 million US births in 2000. The report states that the birth rate increased by 3 percent in 2000, marking the first time in almost 30 years that "the total fertility rate was above 'replacement.'" Information about demographic characteristics, maternal lifestyle and health, medical services...