Single Gene Could Be Key To A Baby's First Breath, CNRS - Faculté de Médecine Study  
7/26/2010 7:08:57 AM

New Scientist -- It's probably the first thing you ever did by yourself, but how did you know what to do? It's long been a mystery how newborn mammals draw their first breath after life in a fluid-filled womb – and more importantly why this mechanism fatally fails in some individuals.