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New toothpaste looks beyond fluoride

New toothpaste looks beyond fluoride

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 14, 2017

A research team from Queen Mary University of London developed a very fast dissolving "bioactive" glass that can be used in toothpaste or dental fillings to repair decayed teeth.

Partner snoring too loudly? Maybe they need a didgeridoo

Partner snoring too loudly? Maybe they need a didgeridoo

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 23, 2017

Once a year scientists gather in Boston to celebrate the quirky and absurd in science at the Ig Nobel ceremony. This year they awarded a prize to research that playing the didgeridoo helps relieve sleep apnea.

'Mini-organs' help doctors treat cystic fibrosis

'Mini-organs' help doctors treat cystic fibrosis

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 28, 2017

Doctors in the Netherlands have developed a way to grow mini-organs outside the body for treatment and use them to test whether a drug works for a particular patient.

DNA:​ Beyond​ storing​ genetic​ data

DNA:​ Beyond​ storing​ genetic​ data

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 11, 2017

Scientists have successfully encoded a short film (GIF) into the DNA of a living cell and recovered it later. This experiment could pave the way for engineered cells that record...

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