Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

April 05, 2008
235th ACS National Meeting in New Orleans -- press briefing schedule
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NYU dental professor discovers biological clock linking tooth growth to other metabolic processes
NYU dental professor Dr. Timothy Bromage discovered the rhythm while observing incremental growth lines in tooth enamel, which appear much like the annual rings on a tree.

Mitochondria play role in pathogenesis of AD and estrogen-induced neuroprotection
As the major source of free radicals in cells, mitochondria contribute to the high levels of oxidative stress believed to play a role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease.

NYU dental professor discovers biological clock
Why do rats live faster and die younger than humans?

Salivary diagnostics, the 'magic mirror' to your health ... at your personal computer
Accuracy, convenience and noninvasiveness are the most critical characteristics for any diagnostic tool.

Reconstructing mandibular defects with bioengineered tooth and bone
Current strategies for jaw reconstruction require multiple procedures, first to repair the bone defect to offer sufficient support, and then to place the tooth implant.
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