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November 8, 2016

 

Even excluding those with dental problems, some people have only thirty, or even twenty-eight teeth.

Evolution In Your Mouth

Humans may be evolving toward having less than thirty-two teeth.

August 11, 2016

 

Hydras form a new mouth each time they eat.

A New Mouth for Every Meal

Humans ingest food through their mouth, but some microorganisms work very differently.

December 2, 2013

 

Fountain face has a spit-take after hearing about saliva's hidden health benefits.

Spitting Image of Health

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

March 18, 2013

 

Have you ever had milk shoot out of your nose?

Blowing Milk Out Of Your Nose

Have you ever laughed so hard that milk came out your nose?

January 10, 2013

 

Everyone should be taking care of their teeth!

Why Do We Need To Brush Our Teeth?

Although like our mammalian cousins we use teeth to bite and chew food but we're the only animals that brush after every meal.

November 27, 2012

 

Take good care of your teeth and you won't have any cavity-related problems.

Bacteria Loves Your Mouth

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

May 17, 2012

 

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Plant Self-defense

What keeps seemingly defenseless grass from hungry grazers?

August 15, 2011

 

True Love And Garlic

Why don't tooth-brushing and mouthwash really help? Why makes garlic so persistently stinky?

March 25, 2009

 

The Cuckoo Catfish

As soon as they lay their eggs, the female cichlids scoop them up into their mouths and incubate them until they hatch.

February 23, 2007

 

Something’s Rotten

Drinking pop all day may not be a healthy habit, but can soda actually rot your teeth?

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