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Posts tagged saliva

July 12, 2017

 

A close-up image on a frog. The frog is bright green. Its mouth is open and bright pink.

A Tongue To Learn From

Frog tongues are being studied to help engineers develop new reversible adhesives.

March 14, 2017

 

An unidentified bright pink substance that seems to have been poured over some tree branches.

Upset Stomach, Upset-Looking Tongue

How can your tongue turn black after having a stomach illness?

February 10, 2017

 

A deer chewing on a branch.

Deer Attack

Trees know when someone or something is eating them.

April 24, 2015

 

lips coated in lipgloss

Why Lips Go Dry

Lips are made of very sensitive tissue and, because we use our mouths constantly, are over-exposed to harsh environmental factors.

February 10, 2015

 

moose munching on plants in Grand Tetons

Reindeer Spit

Animals and plants take part in an evolutionary dance of chemical warfare.

December 2, 2013

 

A water fountain shoots a stream of water from a human face.

Spitting Image of Health

Saliva doesn't just help with digestion; it also aids your body's fight against disease and infection.

November 27, 2012

 

woman smiling while hugging a man in black and white

Bacteria Loves Your Mouth

Did you know that there could be more bacteria living in your mouth than there are people on earth?

April 9, 2012

 

toothbrush under black and white light

Tooth Decay Is A Real Problem In The U.S.

Got tooth decay? You are not alone.

November 18, 2011

 

acokanthera flower

Do Poisonous Rats Exist?

Is there such a thing as poisonous rats? (We think it would make a great horror movie!)

September 30, 2010

 

homemade apple pie

Why Do We Love The Taste Of “Mom’s Cooking?”

Why do we prefer "Mom's cooking" over another persons?

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