Coated tissue scaffolds help the body grow new bone to repair injuries or congenital defects
MIT chemical engineers have devised a new implantable tissue scaffold coated with bone growth factors that are released slowly over a few weeks.
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Supercomputers reveal that mouth bacteria can change its diet
Bacteria inside your mouth drastically change how they act when you're diseased, according to research using supercomputers at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC).
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 PDT
Up to 3,000 times the bacterial growth found on hollow-head toothbrushes
Solid-head power toothbrushes retain less bacteria compared to hollow-head toothbrushes, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of...
Publ.Date : Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:00:00 PDT
Lead in teeth reveals a body's origin
By analyzing the profile of lead isotopes in teeth, it is possible to identify the place of origin of an individual and help police solve cold cases, say researchers.
Publ.Date : Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:00:00 PDT
Vascular health in indigenous Australians improved by treating gum disease
A simple non-surgical gum disease treatment markedly reduces the thickness of the wall of the arteries, a risk factor for heart disease, according to a first of its kind study among Aboriginal...
Publ.Date : Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT