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Genetic discovery could lead to advances in dental treatment

... In this case, the mice had rudimentary teeth ready to erupt, but they lacked a proper enamel ... to give carnivores the tough and long-lasting teeth they needed to survive," Kioussi said. With an ... having success growing the inner portions of teeth in laboratory animal experiments, but ...

Sea urchin yields a key secret of biomineralization

... MADISON The teeth and bones of mammals, the protective shells of ... and for defense, the materials of which shells, teeth and bones are composed are the strongest and most ... at the larval stage. Similar to teeth and bones, the sea urchin spicule is a ...

Mice teeth explain the troubles with human wisdom teeth

... simple developmental model to predict aspects of teeth across many species. The results were published ... that cumulatively increases size differences of teeth along the jaw. By quantifying their experiments, ... And this may help explain the troublesome wisdom teeth of modern humans - the blame may lie within a ...

Align Technology, Inc. Ranked 23rd in Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Program for Silicon Valley Scientific & Medical Equipment, and Bio-Technology Companies

... ALGN ), the inventor of Invisalign, a proprietary method of straightening teeth without wires or brackets, has been named to Deloitte's prestigious ... a series of clear, nearly invisible, removable appliances that gently move teeth to a desired final position. Because it does not rely on the use of metal ...

BASF Set To Commercialize pro-t-action(TM) Eliminating Caries Causing Bacteria From the Mouth

... of tooth decay converting the sugar from food into acids. These acids ultimately destroy tooth enamel, reducing essential minerals protecting the teeth and thus leading to lesions or cavities. Shown in testing, the active ingredient, L. paracasei , in pro-t-action(TM) has the unique ability to very ...

First high-resolution images of bone, tooth and shell formation

... About biomineralization Biomineralization is the formation of inorganic materials in a biological environment, as it is found in bones, teeth and shells. In this process the formation of the mineral is controlled with great precision by specialized organic biomolecules such as sugars and ...

Align Technology Receives Expanded Regulatory Approval in Japan

... or the misalignment of teeth. Invisalign corrects malocclusion using a series of clear, nearly invisible, removable appliances that gently move teeth to a desired final position. Because it does not rely on the use of metal or ceramic brackets and wires, Invisalign significantly reduces the ...

Interleukin Genetics Licenses its PST(R) Genetic Test to OralDNA Labs

... bone supporting the teeth. Periodontal disease is usually first diagnosed by the patients' dentist. About a third of adults will have at least 3 to 4 teeth affected with moderate periodontal disease. Severe or rapidly progressing disease affects 5 - 15 percent of the population. There are over 160,000 ...

Researchers Document Rapid, Dramatic 'Reverse Evolution' in the Threespine Stickleback Fish

... disorders that impact the ectoderm, the outer layer of tissue involved in the formation of many parts of the body, including the skin, nails, hair, teeth and sweat glands. "There's probably a developmental correlation between these external structures in humans and the bony plates on the fish," ...

Align Technology Announces $50 Million Stock Repurchase Program

... or the misalignment of teeth. Invisalign corrects malocclusion using a series of clear, nearly invisible, removable appliances that gently move teeth to a desired final position. Because it does not rely on the use of metal or ceramic brackets and wires, Invisalign significantly reduces the ...

Laser Energetics to Integrate BrightStar(TM) Alexandrite Lasers in Medical and Dental Applications

... and blood clot detection to name just a few applications. In addition, the lasers can be used in the dental market for low trauma decay treatment and teeth cleaning. There are many more medical and dental laser applications that LEI's BrightStar(TM) Alexandrite lasers can address. The Company's ...

Kline Study: Better Brushing Habits Boost European Oral Care Sales

... as 4.5% annually through 2011, surpassing Kline's growth forecasts for the overall personal care market. As more Europeans seek to maintain healthy teeth for as long as possible, marketers are working alongside government agencies to support educational programs aimed at children. Their message: It's ...

Leadership is all about Vision

... company since he was 19 years old, heads Verizon. He stated as a cable splicers assistant, and rose through the ranks to become CEO. He has cut his teeth on this company and understands it inside and out, after spending 38 years at Verizon. But its his vision of the future that will determine if he can ...

Five seed-stage funding groups filling Midwest Life Science void

... $16 million came from the private sector. IllinoisVENTURES was founded in October 2002. Now with $20 million under its belt, it really has some teeth to get some companies up and running. Since its start up, its team has looked at more than 200 early stage technologies or companies, according ...

John Kerry talks technology

... level of diversification to protect employees from waste, fraud, and abuse and we need an even greater level of transparency. The SEC needs the teeth to deal with fraud and mismanagement while theyre happening, not just after the damage is done. CS: Does the government (particularly the SBA) ...

Free branding? Why not?

... to handle the real issues in real time without the fancy decorum and the big-time fanfare. Enter the street fighter, a savvy marketer with some teeth and a friendly smile. The freelance nations have far too many operators on the marketing and branding circuit that all are chipping away the armor of ...

Centralization mania takes over

... of "Above me localized, below me centralized" just doesn't work as an enterprise organizational architecture for computing. Here I have to grit my teeth and admit that Nicholas Carr's infamous article "IT Doesn't Matter" actually contains a germ of a useful idea. You remember his basic tenet: IT has ...

Cedara Software in partnership with i-Dent Imaging

... scans. Following planning, the application allows dentists and surgeons to order computer-manufactured surgical templates which fit over a patient's teeth and gums and act as surgical guides, to help ensure that implants are positioned as planned. The companies will work together on future ...

Traffic data firm navigates international business

... navigation services, is gaining international credibility with consumers and investors. Part of the reason is that it has cut its technological teeth on some of the most knotty road systems in the world, starting with those of Shanghai, China - population 18.7 million. Shanghai's multi-level ...

State video franchises vs. universal service: Grasping the total picture

... companies to bypass the local video franchising process. Fortunately for consumers, the bill does have some teeth; unfortunately, those teeth have been filed down to dull nubs. Take the contentious issue of build-out requirements as an example. The proposed law does in fact require ...
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(Date:4/15/2014)... (April 15, 2014) The American Association of ... winners. All awards will be presented during the ... Marriott Hotel on Tuesday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m. ... , The 2014 award winners are: ... Laitman, PhD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... are many viral diseases in the world for which ... fever, which is spread by mosquitoes in the tropics, ... more familiar in Finland and is easily spread by ... children and the elderly. , Researchers at Aalto University ... in preliminary tests to prevent the spread of one ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... of cuttlefish, squid and octopus has uncovered details ... how they may help in investigating populations of ... described 10 new parasite species− dicyemid mesozoans −, ... squid and octopus). They are the very ... waters. , "Although dicyemid parasites have been ...
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(Date:4/15/2014)... States have nearly doubled since 1988, suggests new research ... with obesity apparently to blame for the surge. The ... has not hit all groups equally, with alarming increases ... According to new research reported in the April 15, ... , diabetes increased from 6 percent to 10 percent ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... have solved a decades-old medical mystery and in the ... invasive fungal infections, which kill about 1.5 million people a ... action of amphotericin, an antifungal drug that has been in ... is nearly as toxic to human cells as it is ... of the new findings appears in Nature Chemical Biology ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... School of Medicine have identified a mechanism that explains ... disease and why the virus is able to persist ... hard-to-kill pathogen, which infects an estimated 200 million people ... mitochondria dismantling the cell,s innate ability to fight ... , The study, published in today,s issue of the ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... children orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide ... emotional behavior issues in other areas of the world, ... research that could lead to successful interventions. , ... the United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS ... Sub-Saharan African, children are at an increased risk for ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Va., USA The International and American Associations ... titled "Rare Bone Diseases and Their Dental, Oral, ... Sunday O. Akintoye, Andrea B. Burke, Alison M. ... Gafni, Janice S. Lee, Mary Scott Ramnitz, Martha ... in the OnlineFirst portion of the IADR/AADR ...
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