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Sharing a life means sharing your microbes.
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Rapidly, to account for humans' changing diets, according to a new gene study
A new book sheds light on the animals that go bump in the night
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The type of oral bacteria a person carries is determined more by genetics than lifestyle, one study suggests.
Now that recreational marijuana is legal in two states, lawmakers and law enforcement have to grapple with how best to deal with cannabis-impaired drivers.
And which gum gives you the sweetest-smelling breath?
University of Texas at Austin researchers have designed an oral strip that relieves burns from hot foods and liquids.
Be grateful, dear reader, that someone else does the hard, dangerous and downright grody work involved in truly audacious science
Your saliva holds clues to your history and your health
The science behind bitter, sweet, and chemically induced tastes
America is haunted by 100,000 missing persons and 40,000 unidentified sets of remains. Only one lab can truly connect the lost and the dead—and it's revealing the secrets of serial killers in the process
Say "ahh": new saliva tests that will catch cancer, gum disease and even exhaustion
New tools that extract disease biomarkers from saliva could make your dentist your first line of diagnostic defense.