Dentistry
Plant phytolith and water content influence rate of tooth enamel abrasion in vertebrates  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Plant phytolith and water content cause differing degrees of tooth enamel abrasion in vertebrates. This is the conclusion reached by an international... more
WATCH: New PSA compares sugary drinks to cigarettes  ABC NEWS · 3 days
ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton says sugary drinks and cigarettes can both cause cancer, are linked to poor dental health and can lead to heart disease. more
Plant phytolith and water content influence rate of tooth enamel abrasion in vertebrates  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Plant phytolith and water content cause differing degrees of tooth enamel abrasion in vertebrates. This study has implications for how tooth wear... more
Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of xylitol?  MNT · 4 days
Xylitol has fewer calories and a lower glycemic index than sugar, making it an attractive sweetener for people with diabetes and those trying to lose weight. Some research... more
Illuminating women's role in the creation of medieval manuscripts  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have revealed direct evidence of medieval women's involvement in the production of illuminated manuscripts. Lapis lazuli in the dental calculus of a woman buried at a 12th-century German monastery... more
Change of teeth causes yo-yo effect in elephants' weight  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The weight of elephants living in zoos fluctuates over the course of their adult lives in cycles lasting around a hundred months, researchers at the University of Zurich have found.... more
A Blue Clue In Medieval Teeth May Bespeak A Woman's Artistry Circa A.D. 1000  NPR · 6 days
Analysis of fossilized dental tartar of a medieval woman buried in a German monastery reveals specks of blue to be... more
Change of teeth causes yo-yo effect in elephants' weight  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The weight of elephants living in zoos fluctuates over the course of their adult lives in cycles lasting around a hundred months, researchers have found. The fluctuation is linked to... more
Paint specks in tooth tartar illuminate a medieval woman’s artistry  SCIENCE-NEWS · 6 days
Tooth tartar unveils an expert female manuscript painter buried at a German monastery. more
Medieval womens early involvement in manuscript production suggested by lapis lazuli identification in dental calculus  Science Magazine · 6 days
During the European Middle Ages, the opening of long-distance Asian trade routes introduced exotic goods, including ultramarine, a... more
A Blue Clue In Medieval Teeth May Bespeak A Woman's Artistry Circa 1,000 A.D.  NPR · 6 days
Analysis of fossilized dental tartar of a medieval woman buried in a German monastery reveals specks of blue to be... more
Paint specks in tooth tarter illuminate a medieval woman’s artistry  SCIENCE-NEWS · 6 days
Tooth tartar unveils an expert female manuscript painter buried at a German monastery. more
Dental flossing and other consumer behaviors contribute to elevated levels of PFAS in the body  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new study suggests certain types of consumer behaviors, including flossing with Oral-B Glide dental floss, contribute to... more
Ancient Sea Monster's Head Holds Big Teeth … and Fake Bones  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
A new analysis of a nearly 200-million-year-old sea-monster skull has surprised scientists, but not merely because the skull was enormous or because it was exquisitely preserved... more
Study finds tiny cavities in Banksia trees are nests for native bees  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A new study from Curtin University has found pre-formed cavities in Banksia trees to be an important nesting home for a tiny native Western... more
Who's tougher? Baby sharks or daddy sharks?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
It's not just their teeth and jaws that people find intriguing. It's also their funky shapes and unique skeletal makeup that capture attention. Unlike humans and most land animals, sharks have mineralized cartilage skeletons... more
Powerful Icelandic Vikings were buried with stallions  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Archaeologists in Iceland have for decades examined the remains of more than 350 graves from the Viking Age. In approximately 150 examples, teeth or bones of horses were found. Geneticists and archaeologists have now... more
Research Supports Claims That Teeth Worsen Without Fluoridated Water  NPR · 2 weeks
Using Medicaid payment data from towns in Alaska that have rejected fluoride in recent years, a new study supports dentists' claims that teeth get worse when the water supply is... more
Self-sorting through molecular geometries  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at Kanazawa University report in Communications Chemistry that certain pentagonal and hexagonal organic molecules exhibit self-sorting. The effect can be used to grow multilayered tubular structures that preserve the geometry of the initial cavities. more
Spectacular flying reptiles soared over Britain's tropical Jurassic past  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Spectacular flying reptiles armed with long teeth and claws which once dominated the skies have been rediscovered, thanks to new research. more
Spectacular flying reptiles soared over Britain's tropical Jurassic past  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Spectacular flying reptiles armed with long teeth and claws which once dominated the skies have been rediscovered, thanks to a palaeontology student's PhD research. more
New research indicates that whale teeth are still present past mid-gestation, which is somewhat surprising  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The humpback whale and a handful of similar whale species have a feeding mechanism utterly unique in the... more
Some prehistoric horses were homebodies  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A strontium analysis of fossilized horse teeth from Florida found that the animals did not travel far from where they were born. Researchers also found evidence that prehistoric horses fed along the coast like wild horses do today... more
A new model of ice friction helps scientists understand how glaciers flow  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Despite the looming ecological consequences, glacier motion remains poorly understood. The bedrock, the ice-bed interface and the water-filled cavities all affect friction and influence... more
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