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in its infancy

In the early, nascent period of development or implementation. (Typically of an area of activity, interest, research, etc.) Despite social media's ubiquity in modern life, research on its effects on human behavior is still in its infancy.
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Gager defines full adoption as pertaining to "those cases in which parental authority is clearly transferred from the natal to the adoptive parents, who take on the full range of parenting duties extending from the child's infancy until adulthood.
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While the effort is still in its infancy, the goal is to convert the dumb, order-taking computer into a thinking problem solver.
com/prnh/20121115/CG14722) Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives is a penetrating and theologically rich exploration of the infancy and early life of Jesus, focusing on the details found in the Gospel accounts.
In comparing these behaviours to previous work conducted with humans, the researchers found that both species show significant quantitative and qualitative development in play behaviour from infancy to juvenility.
By all accounts, including those from industry, the centers are a much-needed boost for the field of children's environmental health, itself still in infancy.
A recent study examined the neurological development (speech and language skills, motor skills, and visual function) of children who had received a low-saturated fat, low-cholesterol diet since infancy.
Contract notice: Market foods for school meals, school (leisure centers) and multi-receptions infancy of the city of nice institutions.
PHILADELPHIA, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Infancy may be a critical period for establishing weight patterns later in childhood.
Trumble also details the behavioral and psychological aspects of smiling by exploring how and when in infancy smiling becomes an act of communication.
The program, now in its infancy, will be evaluated in a year.
During her early infancy, she had experienced periodic vomiting, after which she would fall asleep.
Excelligence will continue to develop and provide quality educational products and programs for children from infancy to 12 years of age.
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Patients suffering from hearing problems, which began during infancy and childhood, could benefit from a transplant of stem cells from their nose, scientists in Australia have found.
People learn to make visual sense of faces and other items of interest, often during infancy and early childhood but sometimes over much longer periods.