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Connecting Genes To Hominin Teeth Shows Evidence Of Natural Selection
2014-05-06 03:18:44

Along with our big brains and upright posture, thick tooth enamel is one of the features that distinguishes our genus, Homo, from our primate relatives and forebears.

Urine Stem Cells Used To Grow Teeth In The Lab
2013-07-30 08:25:59

A team of researchers from China's Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health have demonstrated human teeth can be generated by stem cells from a very interesting source: Urine.

Volcanic Grit Played Key Role In Strong Tooth Development
2013-03-05 19:55:56

Archeologists have long assumed the evolutionary development of strong, thick-enameled teeth coincides with a mammals shift to a diet of field grasses.

2010-03-15 10:54:19

Each cusp of our teeth is regulated by genes which carefully control the development.

2009-08-18 13:20:00

A group of researchers in Australia and Taiwan has developed a new way to analyze the health of human teeth using lasers. As described in the latest issue of Optics Express, the Optical Society's (OSA) open-access journal

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2009-08-04 10:35:00

A Japanese study published on Monday showed that researchers have successfully implanted bioengineered seed-like tissue into the jaws of mice, growing new teeth for the rodents.

2009-02-26 13:37:00

Same Study Uncovers How Each Tooth Signals the Next to Start Growing ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb.

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2009-02-26 15:25:00

Scientists have reported new insights gathered from a single gene that could one day be used to help adults grow a new set of teeth.

2009-02-10 10:50:58

A paper in this week's PLoS Biology reports that a common gene regulatory circuit controls the development of all dentitions, from the first teeth in the throats of jawless fishes that lived half a billion years ago, to the incisors and molars of modern vertebrates, including you and me.

2007-07-03 09:17:00

By Liu, Jun Jin, Taocong; Chang, Syweren; Ritchie,


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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