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2014-06-13 06:54:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The tongues of horned frogs are capable of lifting up to three times their own bodyweight, thanks to a biological mechanism comparable to adhesive tape, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports. Dr. Thomas Kleinteich of the University of Kiel in Germany and his colleagues conducted a series of experiments in which they placed a horned frog in front of a glass slide, and then tempted it by...

2013-12-12 23:24:37

Founded in 1984, InventHelp is working to submit the Tongue Genie to applicable companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Do you wish there was a more convenient way to clean your mouth and freshen your breath after meals, throughout the day and while traveling? Then you need the Tongue Genie. The invention is an oral-hygiene tool that cleans the mouth, kills germs and freshens breath by removing debris left behind by food, beverage and dry mouth. It...

Trickiest Tongue Twister Provides Insight Into Speech Planning
2013-12-05 19:17:06

[ Watch the Video: This Tongue Twister Is The Trickiest Yet ] Bryan Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Forget that girl hawking her seashell wares on the beach. And that Peter Piper guy with his proclivity for pickled peppers is so 20th century. Those are the tongue twisters of yesteryear. Psychologists at MIT have devised a new tongue twister, which they proclaim to be the most difficult and frustrating ever. Pad kid poured curd pulled cold. That’s the...

Bats Get Tongue Erections
2013-05-07 08:31:33

Watch the video "A Dynamic Nectar Mop" April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online What do busy janitors and nectar feeding bats have in common?  They both want to wipe up as much liquid as they can, as fast as they can. And it turns out, they both have specialized equipment for the job. A new study, led by Brown University, describes the previously undiscovered mechanism used by the bat, Glossophaga soricina, to slurp up extra nectar from within a flower: a tongue tip...

2012-09-20 16:09:49

Blunted ability to identify all five tastes may affect quantity of foods eaten Obese kids have less sensitive taste-buds than kids of normal weight, indicates research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. This blunted ability to distinguish all five tastes of bitter, sweet, salty, sour, and umami (savory) may prompt them to eat larger quantities of food in a bid to register the same taste sensation, suggest the authors. They base their findings on 94 normal...

2012-06-14 23:02:39

Blue Fire Media is proud to announce that their client, Susan Dennis, DDS is now offering Oral Myofunctional Therapy in office. Portage, MI (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Portage, MI dentist Dr. Dennis is highly regarded as a local expert in her practice of general and cosmetic dentistry. She now offers oral myofunctional therapy to her patients and welcomes new patients seeking treatment for oral myofunctional disorder. This is a milestone in oral care. Dr. Dennis´ office is one of the very...

2012-05-13 23:01:47

Convenient grab and go Cat´s Tongue Heavy Duty Cleaning Towel brings quality clean for hassle-free cycling and clean-up. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2012 ClarBlanc, LLC today announced the availability of its first product under the new Cat´s Tongue brand. Cat´s Tongue Heavy Duty Cleaning Towels with scouring power are made for cyclists looking for a convenient, on-the-go solution for quickly and effectively removing grease and grime. Individually packaged, Cat´s...

2012-02-20 20:29:49

The Tongue Drive System is getting less conspicuous and more capable. Tongue Drive is a wireless device that enables people with high-level spinal cord injuries to operate a computer and maneuver an electrically powered wheelchair simply by moving their tongues. The newest prototype of the system allows users to wear an inconspicuous dental retainer embedded with sensors to control the system. The sensors track the location of a tiny magnet attached to the tongues of users. In earlier...

2011-07-28 17:41:14

Researchers at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona have developed an electronic tongue which can identify different types of cava wines, thanks to a combination of sensor systems and advanced mathematical procedures. The device automatically produces classifications similar to those of a sommelier. Cava varies in type according to the amount of sugar added with the expedition liqueur after secondary fermentation (which produces carbonic gas). Therefore it is useful to know the exact amount of...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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