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2010-12-15 15:56:37

In a study that the authors describe as lending credence to the idiom, "by the skin of your teeth," scientists are reporting that the protective shield fluoride forms on teeth is up to 100 times thinner than previously believed.

2010-12-09 20:20:01

Used in the proper amounts, it can make teeth stronger and aid in the treatment of osteoporosis.

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2010-07-21 12:25:00

Although you won't find oceans, lakes, or even a shallow puddle on the moon's surface, a team of geologists has found structurally bound hydroxyl groups (water) in a mineral in a lunar rock returned to Earth by the Apollo program.

2008-07-28 09:01:20

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - July 28, 2008) - Great Western Minerals Group Ltd.

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2008-05-02 14:50:00

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered a new way that phosphorus is naturally removed from the oceans – its stored in diatoms. The discovery opens up a new realm of research into an element that’s used for reproduction, energy storage and structural materials in every organism.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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