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Taste genes predict tooth decay

Dental caries is a highly prevalent disease that is disproportionately distributed in the population. Caries occurrence and progression is known to be influenced by a complex interplay of both environmental and genetic factors, ...

dateSep 22, 2010 in Health
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Taking the temperature of a dinosaur

Tyrannosaurus rex is often portrayed as a cold-blooded killer, but whether the Cretaceous-era dinosaur actually had a slow, reptilian-like metabolism or a faster, more bird-like metabolism is still a mystery.

dateAug 24, 2010 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Chew on this: 6 dental myths debunked

Brushing, flossing, and twice-yearly dental check-ups are standard for oral health care, but there are more health benefits to taking care of your pearly whites than most of us know. In a review article, a faculty member ...

dateAug 05, 2010 in Health
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