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How bird feather patterns form  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
According to a new study, the precise patterning of bird feathers relies on signaling through ectodysplasin (EDA) and its receptor EDAR -- the same signaling pathway known to be crucial for the formation of hair follicles, teeth and... more
Squid could provide an eco-friendly alternative to plastics  nanowerk · 15 hours
Self-healing fabric, abrasion-resistant coatings, precision drug delivery and smart textiles are among the potential applications of squid 'ring tooth' protein. more
Squid could provide an eco-friendly alternative to plastics  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
The remarkable properties of a recently-discovered squid protein could revolutionize materials in a way that would be unattainable with conventional plastic, finds a review published in Frontiers in Chemistry. Originating in the... more
Researchers uncover mechanisms that prevent tooth replacement in mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Most reptiles and fish have multiple sets of teeth during their lifetime. However, most mammals, such as humans, have only one set of replacement teeth and some mammals, like mice,... more
Activating tooth regeneration in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Most reptiles and fish have multiple sets of teeth during their lifetime. However, most mammals, such as humans, have only one set of replacement teeth and some mammals, like mice, have only a single set with no replacement.... more
Activating tooth regeneration in mice  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Most reptiles and fish have multiple sets of teeth during their lifetime. However, most mammals, such as humans, have only one set of replacement teeth and some mammals, like mice, have only a single set with no replacement.... more
Proper oral hygiene and regular visits to dentist can promote heart health  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Proper oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist can support cardiovascular health. This, in a nutshell, is what dental and heart experts agreed... more
Scanning children's teeth may predict future mental health issues  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A new study has found that scanning children’s teeth could help to predict their risk of developing mental health problems later in life. more
New device simplifies measurement of fluoride contamination in water  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Adding fluoride to water is common practice in a number of countries, including the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Malaysia, India and Vietnam. In low concentrations (below 1.5 mg/L), it can prevent... more
Tooth plaque shows drinking milk goes back 3,000 years in Mongolia  SCIENCE-NEWS · 5 days
The hardened plaque on teeth is helping scientists trace the history of dairying in Mongolia. more
Putting photons in jail  nanowerk · 1 week
Scientists have discovered a novel type of resonant nanocavity that serves as a 'jail for photons'. The cavity confines light in all three dimensions (3D) simultaneously by exploiting a surrounding photonic band gap crystal nanostructure as the 3D jail's bars. more
Experts set to publish recommendations in relation to cardiovascular health and periodontology  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Dental and heart experts are set to publish joint recommendations for medical and oral health professionals and patients. more
Ancient spider fossils, surprisingly preserved in rock, reveal reflective eyes  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Usually, soft-bodied species like spiders aren't fossilized in rock like animals with bones and teeth. More often, ancient spiders and insects are more likely to be discovered preserved... more
Medical News Today: Is my jaw broken or dislocated?  MNT · 1 week
Injuries to the jaw may cause a break, fracture, or dislocation. Other causes of dislocation include dental procedures or yawning. Treatment may include surgery. Learn more here. more
Macaque fossils discovered at the bottom of the North Sea  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Together with two colleagues from the Netherlands, Senckenberg scientist Ralf-Dietrich Kahlke examined the teeth of several macaques from the bottom of the North Sea. They constitute the first... more
EPA decision soon on chemical compounds tied to health risks  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The chemical compounds are all around you. They're on many fabrics, rugs and carpets, cooking pots and pans, outdoor gear, shampoo, shaving cream, makeup and even dental floss.... more
EPA decision soon on chemical compounds tied to health risks  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The government is looking at how to respond to a public push for stricter regulation of chemicals found on many fabrics, rugs and carpets, cooking pots and pans,... more
Tilting a ground-state reactivity landscape by vibrational strong coupling  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Many chemical methods have been developed to favor a particular product in transformations of compounds that have two or more reactive sites. We explored a different approach to site selectivity... more
Physicists take big step in nanolaser design  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Lasers are widely used in household appliances, medicine, industry, telecommunications and more. Several years ago, scientists introduced nanolasers. Their design is similar to that of the conventional semiconductor lasers based on heterostructures in common... more
Kids using too much toothpaste says CDC  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children today are using too much toothpaste to brush their teeth. They add that this can be a concern because of excessive fluoride ingestion... more
Too much toothpaste may hurt your child’s smile  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Nearly 40 percent of children ages 3 to 6 are using more fluoride-containing toothpaste than recommended by public health official s. more
WATCH: How much toothpaste is too much for kids?  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The CDC warns that many children are using an unhealthy amount of toothpaste while brushing. more
Medical News Today: What can cause gum pain?  MNT · 2 weeks
There are many possible causes of gum pain, including gum disease, mouth injuries, infections, abscesses, and ulcers. Without treatment, some causes of gum pain can lead to tooth decay and tooth loss.... more
This 210-Million-Year-Old 'Dragon' Ate Bones (and Its Own Teeth) for Breakfast  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The 210-million-year-old T. rex relative known as Smok wawelski had a habit of gnashing up animal bones (and swallowing its own teeth), a new study of... more
Optimized binding cavity  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The impressively high conversion rates of natural enzymes partly result from increasing the catalytic activity of a selected few amino acid side chains through precise positioning within the protein binding cavity. Scientists have now demonstrated that such fine-tuning is also... more
Magnetic teeth hold promise for materials and energy  nanowerk · 3 weeks
A mollusk with teeth that can grind down rock may hold the key to making next generation abrasion-resistant materials and nanoscale materials for energy. more
Magnetic teeth hold promise for materials and energy  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A mollusk with teeth that can grind down rock may hold the key to making next generation abrasion-resistant materials and nanoscale materials for energy. more
Magnetic teeth hold promise for materials and energy  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have discovered a piece of the genetic puzzle that allows a mollusk to produce magnetite nanomaterials. more
Huge cavity in Antarctic glacier signals rapid decay  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A gigantic cavity -- two-thirds the area of Manhattan and almost 1,000 feet (300 meters) tall -- growing at the bottom of Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica is one of several disturbing... more
Directed evolution of a designer enzyme with an unnatural catalytic amino acid  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The impressively high conversion rates of natural enzymes partly result from increasing the catalytic activity of a selected few amino acid side chains through... more
Medical News Today: Removing plaque and tartar from teeth  MNT · 3 weeks
The buildup of plaque and tartar on the teeth can cause bad breath, tooth decay, and gum disease. However, several simple home remedies can help treat and prevent plaque and... more
Study: Many small kids in US are using too much toothpaste  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A new government study says too many young kids are using too much toothpaste, increasing their risk of streaky or splotchy teeth when they get older more
Ancient pandas weren't exclusive bamboo eaters, bone evidence suggests  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The giant pandas we know and love today live only in the understory of particular mountains in southwestern China, where they subsist on bamboo alone. In support of their tough... more
Huge cavity in Antarctic glacier signals rapid decay  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A gigantic cavity—two-thirds the area of Manhattan and almost 1,000 feet (300 meters) tall—growing at the bottom of Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica is one of several disturbing discoveries reported in a... more
OHS pipeline program enhance academic preparedness of students from minority groups  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Boston University's Oral Health Sciences master's program is a successful credential-enhancing program for dental school applicants, while also serving as a pipeline to increase the number... more
Siberian cave findings shed light on enigmatic extinct human species  REUTERS · 3 weeks
Scientists using sophisticated techniques to determine the age of bone fragments, teeth and artifacts unearthed in... more
Medical News Today: Why does my tooth still hurt after a filling?  MNT · 4 weeks
Some tooth sensitivity after a filling is normal. In this article, we look at the reasons why this occurs, when to see a doctor,... more
Why does my tooth still hurt after a filling?  MNT · 4 weeks
Some tooth sensitivity after a filling is normal. In this article, we look at the reasons why this occurs, when to see a doctor, and treatments to help relieve tooth... more
Unique form of chronic sinusitis in older patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Older patients with a diagnosis of chronic sinusitis -- a disease of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses that often persists over many years -- have a unique inflammatory signature that may... more
Unique form of chronic sinusitis found in older patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Older patients with a diagnosis of chronic sinusitis -- a disease of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses that often persists over many years -- have a unique inflammatory signature... more
Trans-Cortical Vessels: Scientists Discover New Type of Blood Vessel in Long Bones  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
The newly-discovered ‘trans-cortical vessels’ connect the bone marrow with the periosteal circulation, according to new research published in the journal Nature Metabolism. Bones are... more
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