Dentistry
Nonstick chemicals that stick around and detecting ear infections with smartphones  Science Magazine · 3 days
The groundwater of Rockford, Michigan, is contaminated by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, chemicals found in everything from nonstick pans to dental floss to—in the case of... more
Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, research on teeth shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to... more
Fossil teeth push the human-Neandertal split back to about 1 million years ago  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 days
A study of fossilized teeth shifts the age of the last common ancestor between Neandertals and humans. more
Dental evolutionary rates and its implications for the Neanderthal-modern human divergence  Science Magazine · 4 days
The origin of Neanderthal and modern human lineages is a matter of intense debate. DNA analyses have generally indicated that both lineages diverged during the middle... more
Tooth fossils fill 6-million-year-old gap in primate evolution  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Researchers have used fossilized teeth found near Lake Turkana in northwest Kenya to identify a new monkey species—a discovery that helps fill a 6-million-year gap in primate evolution. more
Protect protruding teeth from damage and long-term consequences  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Children with their first or early adult set of teeth that stick out have an increased chance of damaging them, but the risk can be easily reduced without being prohibitively costly. more
Study confirms link between protruding teeth and traumatic dental injuries  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Children with their first or early adult set of teeth that stick out have an increased chance of damaging them, but the risk can be easily reduced without... more
Just like toothpaste: Fluoride radically improves the stability of perovskite solar cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Solar cells made of perovskite hold much promise for the future of solar energy. However, the material degrades quickly, severely limiting its efficiency and... more
Charcoal-based toothpaste comes with 'real risks'  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Scientists have concluded that there are no proven benefits for toothpaste containing activated charcoal and that it may actually increase the risk of tooth decay and staining. more
Researchers design promising cell-based regenerative therapy approach for periodontitis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers have designed a safer, faster and cheaper cell-based regenerative therapy approach for the treatment of one of the most common human dental diseases, namely periodontitis. more
Research reveals surprisingly powerful bite of tiny early tetrapod  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Micro-CT scanning of a tiny snake-like fossil discovered in Scotland has shed new light on the elusive creature, thought to be one of the earliest known tetrapods to develop teeth... more
Research reveals surprisingly powerful bite of tiny early tetrapod  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Micro-CT scanning of a tiny snake-like fossil discovered in Scotland has shed new light on the elusive creature, thought to be one of the earliest known tetrapods to develop teeth... more
Fat fruit flies: High-sugar diet deadens sweet tooth; promotes overeating, obesity in flies  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Some research suggests that one reason people with obesity overeat is because they don't enjoy food -- especially sweets -- as much... more
New species of fish parasite named after Xena, the warrior princess  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A study of crustacean parasites attaching themselves inside the branchial cavities (the gills) of their fish hosts was conducted in order to reveal potentially unrecognized diversity... more
Medical News Today: Possible causes of facial pain  MNT · 2 weeks
Common causes of facial pain include headaches and injuries. However, facial pain can also result from dental problems, infections, and nerve disorders. People who experience severe, recurring, or persistent facial pain should... more
Possible causes of facial pain  MNT · 2 weeks
Common causes of facial pain include headaches and injuries. However, facial pain can also result from dental problems, infections, and nerve disorders. People who experience severe, recurring, or persistent facial pain should see a doctor. Learn more here. more
Fat fruit flies: High-sugar diet deadens sweet tooth; promotes overeating, obesity in flies  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Some research suggests that one reason people with obesity overeat is because they don't enjoy food—especially sweets—as much as lean people. more
New species of fish parasite named after Xena, the warrior princess  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A study of parasitic crustaceans attaching themselves inside the branchial cavities (the gills) of their fish hosts was recently conducted in order to reveal potentially unrecognised... more
Lead contamination found in baby teeth of children living near Exide battery plant  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Airborne lead from recycled car batteries at the Exide plant in Vernon ended up in the baby teeth of children living nearby,... more
Chewing versus sex in duck-billed dinosaurs  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The duck-billed hadrosaurs walked the Earth over 90-million years ago and were one of the most successful groups of dinosaurs. But why were these 2-3 ton giants so successful? A new study shows that their special... more
Chewing versus sex in the duck-billed dinosaurs  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The duck-billed hadrosaurs walked the Earth over 90-million years ago and were one of the most successful groups of dinosaurs. But why were these 2-3 tonne giants so successful? A new study, published in... more
Chemical records in teeth confirm elusive Alaska lake seals are one of a kind  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Lifelong chemical records stored in the canine teeth of an elusive group of seals show that the seals remain in... more
Chemical records in teeth confirm elusive Alaska lake seals are one of a kind  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hundreds of harbor seals live in Iliamna Lake, the largest body of freshwater in Alaska and one of the most... more
Changes in the metabolism of normal cells promotes the metastasis of ovarian cancer cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A systematic examination of the tumor and the tissue surrounding it -- particularly normal cells in that tissue, called fibroblasts... more
Australian blue tongue lizard ancestor was round-in-the-tooth  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Reconstruction of the most complete fossil lizard found in Australia, a 15 million year old relative of our modern blue tongues and social skinks named Egernia gillespieae, reveals the creature was equipped with a... more
Australian blue tongue lizard ancestor was round-in-the-tooth  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Reconstruction of the most complete fossil lizard found in Australia, a 15 million year old relative of our modern blue tongues and social skinks named Egernia gillespieae, reveals the creature was equipped with a... more
Climate, grasses and teeth: The evolution of South America mammals  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Atmospheric circulation changes about 6 million years ago dried the South American climate and fueled the expansion of grasslands and grass-eating mammals, according to new research. more
Your genetic make-up has little impact on your dental health, new study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new study estimates that one in three Australian children have tooth decay by the time they start school. more
An atom in a cavity extracts highly pure single photons from weak laser light  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Quantum physicists can now distil a kind of photon schnapps. When spirits are distilled, the alcohol content increases relative to... more
Genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has found genetic makeup does not predispose people to tooth decay, however the research did find that children with overweight mothers are more... more
Dentists detect more cases of oral cancer and pre-cancer than ever before  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
After examining data gathered over an 11-year period in a first-of-its-kind provincial study, University of Toronto clinician-scientist Marco Magalhaes has one vital message: dentists... more
Climate, grasses and teeth—the evolution of South America mammals  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Grass-eating mammals, including armadillos as big as Volkswagens, became more diverse in South America about 6 million years ago because shifts in atmospheric circulation drove changes in climate and vegetation,... more
Researcher finds hate crimes committed by groups hurt the most  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hate crimes committed by groups are especially likely to result in injuries such as broken bones and missing teeth, according to a new study from Florida State University. more
Role of dentists in identifying domestic violence victims  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix and Midwestern University have published an article to bring to light the important role dentists can play in identifying domestic violence victims. more
Dentists can be the first line of defense against domestic violence  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New findings indicate that oral biomarkers may help health providers identify victims of domestic violence. more
CVS moves into dental care with teeth-straightening service  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
CVS Health is venturing into dental care with plans to offer teeth-straightening service more
Small army of tiny robots can remove dental plaque  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A visit to the dentist typically involves time-consuming and sometimes unpleasant scraping with mechanical tools to remove plaque from teeth. more
An army of micro-robots can wipe out dental plaque  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A swarm of micro-robots, directed by magnets, can break apart and remove dental biofilm, or plaque, from a tooth. The innovation arose from a cross-disciplinary partnership among dentists, biologists, and... more
A Neanderthal tooth discovered in Serbia reveals human migration history  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In 2015, our Serbian-Canadian archaeological research team was working at a cave site named Pešturina, in Eastern Serbia, where we had found thousands of stone tools and animal... more
Biologists Use Bacteria to Make Artificial Mother-of-Pearl  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Natural materials such as tooth enamel, nacre (also known as mother-of-pearl), or bone attain their impressive mechanical properties from combining organic and... more
Nursing, medical, and dental students train together to improve pediatric oral health  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Nursing, medical, and dental students can work as a team to improve their knowledge of pediatric oral health--and how to work with their fellow... more
Fat fruit flies: High-sugar diet deadens sweet tooth; promotes overeating, obesity in flies
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