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    Changes in primate teeth linked to rise of monkeys

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    The inherited dental features will also help the researchers track down the genes that control tooth development, assisting scientists intent on regrowing rather than replacing teeth. The features were discovered after detailed study of the shapes of molars and premolars inherited by baboons in a long-studied colony at the Southwest National Primate Research Center in…

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    Sea urchin’s teeth inspire new design for space exploration device

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    The urchin’s mouthpiece was first described in detail by the Greek philosopher Aristotle, earning it the nickname “Aristotle’s lantern.” It is composed of an intricate framework of muscles and five curved teeth with triangle-shaped tips that can scrape, cut, chew and bore holes into the toughest rocks–a colony of sea urchins can destroy an entire…

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    Predicting human evolution: Teeth tell the story

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    A new study published in the journal Nature, led by evolutionary biologist Dr Alistair Evans from Monash University, took a fresh look at the teeth of humans and fossil hominins. The research confirms that molars, including wisdom teeth, do follow the sizes predicted by what is called ‘the inhibitory cascade’ — a rule that shows…

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    Teeth vs. tools: Neandertals and Homo sapiens had different dietary strategies

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    What led to the Neandertals’ decline remains unclear. Dr. Sireen El Zaatari of the Institute of Prehistory, Early History, and Medieval Archaeology of the University of Tübingen has been exploring this question in cooperation with colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig and Stony Brook University and the University of Arkansas…

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    Fossil teeth suggest that seeds saved bird ancestors from extinction

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    “The small bird-like dinosaurs in the Cretaceous, the maniraptoran dinosaurs, are not a well-understood group,” says first author Derek Larson, a paleontologist at the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum in Alberta and PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. “They’re some of the closest relatives to modern birds, and at the end of the Cretaceous,…

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    DIY Braces Is Not The New Martha Stewart In Dentistry

      To this date, there are several online advertisements for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) braces spreading like wild-fire on the internet hence for those patients who are on tight budget (yet wants to look posh) would grab the chance to have these controversial braces. Through their advertisements, they would provide claims, good reviews and great feedbacks enticing…

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    Asia-Pacific Dental Implants and Final Abutments Markets 2015-2021

        The Asia-Pacific markets as defined in this report include Japan, South Korea, Australia and China. The dental implant fixture markets are segmented by four different sets of criteria in this report: procedure type, shape, connection type and implant application. The final abutment markets are segmented by abutment fabrication type. The Asia-Pacific market in…

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    DIY Braces Is Not The New Martha Stewart In Dentistry

      To this date, there are several online advertisements for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) braces spreading like wild-fire on the internet hence for those patients who are on tight budget (yet wants to look posh) would grab the chance to have these controversial braces. Through their advertisements, they would provide claims, good reviews and great feedbacks enticing…

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    The Controversy That Is Amalgam

    There have been a lot of questions surrounding the use of amalgam in restorative dentistry. But with a long line of history on its usage this dental material has been tried and tested and is still proven as one of the most durable restorative materials available in the dental market. However, despite its durability, many…

  • Quality-Dental-Sydney-34

    The Controversy That Is Amalgam

    There have been a lot of questions surrounding the use of amalgam in restorative dentistry. But with a long line of history on its usage this dental material has been tried and tested and is still proven as one of the most durable restorative materials available in the dental market. However, despite its durability, many…

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    Essential Factors to Achieving a High Quality Cure

    So many aspects and variables affect the final outcome of a restoration, be it the technical difficulty of the restoration itself, the quality of the preparation, the chosen composite resin used, etc. However, the impact of the success and longevity of a restoration’s cure is too often ignored. Achieving a predictable, high-quality cure every time…

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    THE PHILIPPINE CYBERCRIME PREVENTION ACT OF 2012 (Part 1)

    Technology doesn’t come without a price. So does one’s liberty to say what’s on his mind and post it recklessly on social media. The Philippine Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 or Republic Act 10175 was signed into law by President Benigno Aquino III on September 12, 2012 (http://www.gov.ph/2012/09/12/republic-act-no-10175/). It adopted provisions of the first International…

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