29 min ago
Bad Astronomy Blog
Neanderthal Babies Weaned Early, Fossil Teeth Suggest
It's not just a ubiquitous ad slogan - a primate infant's access to breast milk has significant consequences for a species' life cycle.
29 min ago
Bad Astronomy Blog
How 3D Printers Could Feed Astronauts and Mine Asteroids
If you judged by the recent buzz in the media world, you might think that 3D printers are good for one thing only: creating untraceable guns, on demand, in the privacy of your home.
1 hr ago
Lab Management Today
Technician Has 'Chance of a Lifetime' Experience On South Pacific Dental Mission
"This trip will hold a special place in my heart as one of those chance-of-a-lifetime experiences," says Liz Lake, CDT, a staff member at Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine, Glendale, AZ, who recently returned from a dental mission on the South Pacific island of Tonga.
5 hrs ago
Baby Neanderthal Breast-Fed for 7 MonthsTeeth reveal the history of...
A baby Neanderthal who lived in what is now Belgium about 100,000 years ago started eating solid food at 7 months old, revealing a new aspect of the evolution of breast-feeding. The precision of this estimate is courtesy a new technique that uses elements in teeth to determine when breast-feeding started and stopped.
13 hrs ago
Earth & Sky
Great white sharks supplement a seal diet with dead whales
At False Bay, South Africa, great white sharks are infamous for their dramatic attacks on fur seals.
Tue May 21, 2013
Al Jazeera Deletes Its Own Controversial Op-Ed, Then Refuses To Comment
A general view shows the newsroom at the headquarters of the Qatar-based Al Jazeera English-language channel in Doha in this February 7, 2011 Photograph: Fadi Al-Assaad/REUTERS Last Tuesday, Al Jazeera English published a lengthy Op-Ed by Columbia professor and Middle East scholar Joseph Massad entitled "The Last of the Semites." Massad's argument ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Loma Linda: Grant helps children get dental care
A $4.5 million grant to Loma Linda University School of Dentistry from First 5 Riverside County Children & Families Commission, also known as First 5 Riverside, will provide dental health screenings and treatment to children throughout Riverside County.
Science Fairs, Joint Government Meetings and Holiday Plans
Week ahead Belleville Nutley's Good Shepherd Academy is having a Science Fair on Tuesday starting at 5:30 p.m. at the school's gym.
Sun May 19, 2013
Texas Denture Clinic
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Cooking Allowed the Toothless to Live
Originally made of clay, this simple invention allowed previously inedible foods to be cooked in water, a process that removed toxins, made them digestible and reduced the need for serious chewing, a deadly problem for the toothless.
Theatre Review: In the Next Room
Director Mel Brooks once said that sex is like pizza; even when it's bad, it's still pretty good.
Sat May 18, 2013
Inoculating Our Children Against Fear and Hatred
A woman was giving my husband a hard time because our 10-month-old son had dropped his banana on the ground.
Trash TV spawns sad breed of brat pack
Karen Brooks says that by watching reality TV shows such as Toddlers and Tiaras, we are partaking in a pathetic social ritual of humiliation and false pride.
Holy molar: In search of Buddha's sacred tooth and orphaned elephants in splendid Sri Lanka
A divine denture, spicy seafood, bathing elephants and a rock fortress. Ben Rankin is won over by the magic of Sri Lanka Huge fruit bats skim the treetops above us as the distant drumming grows louder.
The Most Misleading Words In Investing: You Can't Go Broke Taking A Profit
At Kiplinger Magazine , Kathy Kristof put out this article yesterday titled "Five Lessons From Apple's Fall." Much of the commentary about Apple was about what you'd expect, but there is one bit of "conventional wisdom" mentioned that I would like to bring to your attention.
Fri May 17, 2013
Creating Blue Oceans
Fast Track to re-engaging your childhood creativity
Pioneer on meaningful innovation, linking creativity with smart strategy Author of SLINGSHOT: Re-Imagine Your Business, Re-Imagine Your Life This week I have shared two examples highlighting the power of re-imagining and defying conventional wisdom, first with an article on the Invisible Helmet followed by the article entitled " Do you know too ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
NSK Dental Develops New Angle on Accessing the Oral Cavity
NSK Dental LLC announced today the U.S. launch of its Ti-Max Z45L, the world's first 45-degree electric dental handpiece.
Steve Duin: The mouth that now betrays her
I doubt life was perfect for Priscilla Schmidt before all this began, but it surely had its moments.
Wed May 15, 2013
With the infinite wisdom that can come only from a bureaucracy, the city of Fort Worth is considering deactivating the Meacham Airport Rescue Fire Fighting station.
Open Gender Tracker analyses gender balance in the media
Diversity and equality are the central tenets of modern liberal society, yet more often than not reality does not live up to the high ideals we like to believe.