Tooth Root Pulp Becomes Rich Source of Stem Cells


Tooth Root Pulp Becomes Rich Source of Stem Cells
  1. Tooth Root Pulp Becomes Rich Source of Stem Cells
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    Phoenix666 writes:"The biggest challenges with stem cells are gathering enough of them to work with and keeping them viable until they are needed," Dr. Mah said.He and UNLV biomedical sciences professor Karl Kingsley—along with a handful of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral dental students—decided to take on this challenge, cutting their teeth in stem cell research by exploring those pearly whites in new ways. In the process, they developed a new method for extracting large numbers …
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"The biggest challenges with stem cells are gathering enough of them to work with and keeping them viable until they are needed," Dr. Mah said.

He and UNLV biomedical sciences professor Karl Kingsley—along with a handful of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral dental students—decided to take on this challenge, cutting their teeth in stem cell research by exploring those pearly whites in new ways. In the process, they developed a new method for extracting large numbers of stem cells they could then preserve from a surprisingly abundant source: wisdom teeth.

"More and more adults—approximately 5 million throughout the country—have their wisdom teeth, or third molars, removed," Kingsley said. "Extracting teeth is…

  1. Russian company releases ‘DeUHD’ to remove copy protection from Ultra HD Blu-ray discs – AACS 2.0 is b

    Myce.com - Technology
    10.07 / 22:33 myce.com
    A Russian company informed us they have found a way to remove the AACS copy protection of Ultra HD Blu-ray movies. The company, called Arusoft, offers a trial of their software 'DeUHD' that limits decrypting to a single disc and only 8 – 10 minutes.  The software sells at €199 (about $233) and doesn't decrypt regular Blu-ray discs. The post Russian company releases ‘DeUHD’ to remove copy protection from Ultra HD Blu-ray discs – AACS 2.0 is broken, try for yourself! appe…
  2. Free DeUHD license for the first 5 people that review the software

    Myce.com - Technology
    10.07 / 22:33 myce.com
    Yesterday we reported about DeUHD, a tool of which the developers claim it can rip Ultra HD Blu-ray discs. A license for the software is sold at €199 (about $235) and a free trial of the software allows ripping 8 – 10 minutes of 1 disc. Now five users can obtain a free license. The post Free DeUHD license for the first 5 people that review the software appeared first on Myce…
  3. Western Digital announces Ultrastar Helioseal 14TB HDD

    Myce.com - Technology
    10.07 / 22:33 myce.com
    Western Digital today announced the HGST Ultrastar Hs14, its first 3.5" hard disk with a capacity of 14TB that spins at 7200 RPM. To achieve the high capacity, the disks are filled with helium which makes that the platters can be closer to each other. The post Western Digital announces Ultrastar Helioseal 14TB HDD appeared first on…
  4. Microsoft launches beta for Edge for Mobile for iOS and Android

    Myce.com - Technology
    10.07 / 22:33 myce.com
    Microsoft has released a beta version of its Edge browser for iOS and Android devices. The browser can't be used on Windows Phone, Microsoft today announced on its company blog. The post Microsoft launches beta for Edge for Mobile for iOS and Android appeared first on…
  5. Ultra HD Blu-ray copy software DeUHD: does it really work and does it crack AACS 2.0?

    Myce.com - Technology
    10.07 / 22:33 myce.com
    At the beginning of this week a new mysterious company with a new mysterious software popped up, Arusoft with DeUHD. The company claimed that its software would be able to copy Ultra HD Blu-ray discs. In a statement to us, the company even stated that it considered AACS 2.0 to be cracked. With a license of €200 ($235) there weren't many people who wanted to test and potentially lose their money. Therefore the company handed out 5 licenses to randomly selected users and the first results a…
  6. Big Tech has big plans to help reconnect Puerto Rico

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    10.07 / 21:03 blogs.abcnews.com
    Big Tech has big plans to help reconnect Puerto…
  7. Researchers Develop New Type of 3D Printed Wearable Antenna

    3dprint.com - Technology
    10.07 / 20:46 3dprint.com
    The National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST) is located in Thiruvananthapuram, India and is home to several brilliant scientists working in a range of fields of study.... View the entire article via our we…
  8. New Open Source 3D Printer Can Print Without Human Intervention

    Tech.slashdot.org - Technology
    10.07 / 18:41 tech.slashdot.org
    Slashdot reader mmiscool shares some videos about "the next step in 3D printing": Autodrop3d is an open source system that solves the problem of needing a human to remove a 3D print from its print bed. Implemented as an open source hardware and software system, it allows for web based, multi-user print queue, automatic notifications, and web-based CAD design tools to all be integrated in one open source system. There's a video that shows the hardware in operation and a link to the web…
  9. Tim O'Reilly: Don't Fear AI, Fear Ourselves

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    10.07 / 18:41 tech.slashdot.org
    Tim O'Reilly, publisher of geeky books, "seizes on this singular moment in history" for a futuristic new book of his own, according to this interview with Steven Levy. An anonymous reader writes: When it comes to artificial intelligence, O'Reilly sees a reason for optimism in the fact that we're already discussing biased algorithms. ("We had plenty of bias before but we couldn't see it.") O'Reilly ultimately believes AI won't take away our jobs, and even argues that we're defining it…
  10. Can Cheap Android Tablets Bridge the Digital Divide?

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    10.07 / 18:41 tech.slashdot.org
    It's now possible to buy a 7-inch Android tablet for under $50 -- for example, the Nook Tablet 7 or Amazon's cheapest Fire tablet. "Since the Fire can now easily install regular Android apps, it has become useful out of all proportion to its price," writes long-time Slashdot reader Robotech_Master, noting that for many applications tablets can replace a desktop or laptop computer. TeleRead.org is even arguing this could be what bridges the digital divide: [N]ot just for reading ebooks and…
  11. Nobel-winning technique like "Google Earth for molecules"

    Blogs.abcnews.com - Technology
    10.07 / 18:18 blogs.abcnews.com
    Three researchers based in the U.S., U.K. and Switzerland won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing a way to create detailed images of the molecules that drive…
  12. Science Says: Era of monster hurricanes roiling the Atlantic

    Blogs.abcnews.com - Technology
    10.07 / 18:18 blogs.abcnews.com
    An analysis of 167 years of federal hurricane data shows that we are living in the busiest generation for major Atlantic…
  13. Google to use balloons to provide Puerto Rico cell service

    Capitalbay.com - Technology
    10.07 / 18:00 capitalbay.com
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said late on Friday it had approved Alphabet Inc’s application to provide emergency cellular service to P…
  14. Tesla delays big rig truck debut; Model 3 in 'production hell'

    Capitalbay.com - Technology
    10.07 / 18:00 capitalbay.com
    (Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk on Friday pushed back the unveiling of the company’s big rig truck until mid-November, tweeting t…
  15. E-books describe technology solutions for crowded cities

    Electronicspecifier.com - Technology
    10.07 / 17:56 electronicspecifier.com
    A series of compelling e-books that provide in-depth views of leading-edge technology featured in the Shaping Smarter Cities series have been released by Mouser Electronics. The Shaping Smarter Cities series features exclusive videos, articles, and blog posts about how engineers on three different continents created technology-based solutions to some of most pressing problems of crowded cities. E-books describe technology solutions for crowded cities is a post from: ES.com which is not…
  16. Delivair Would Deliver to People, Not Just Addresses

    Soylentnews.org - Technology
    10.07 / 17:55 soylentnews.org
    Phoenix666 writes:To use DelivAir, clients would start by requesting a delivery via a smartphone app. Possible scenarios could include a hiker in need of a first aid kit, a stranded cyclist needing a spare inner tube, or even a remotely-located person requiring life-saving equipment such as an EpiPen or defibrillator.At a store, depot, or other location, the required item would then be loaded onto a drone, which would autonomously fly out to the client's smartphone GPS coordinates. Using…
  17. Genetics may explain intergenerational divorce rates

    Sott.net - Technology
    10.07 / 17:46 sott.net
    Children of divorced parents are more likely to get divorced when compared to those who grew up in two-parent families - and genetic factors are the primary explanation, according to a new study by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University and Lund University in Sweden. "Genetics, the Rearing Environment, and the Intergenerational Transmission of Divorce: A Swedish National Adoption Study," which will be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal Psychological Science, analyzed…
  18. New material developed that efficiently extracts hydrogen fuel from seawater

    Sott.net - Technology
    10.07 / 17:46 sott.net
    Previously, it has been cost-intensive, inefficient, and harmful to the environment to create hydrogen fuel. But a new technique developed at the University of Central Florida efficiently creates hydrogen fuel from seawater. Sea-Fuel There exists a wide range of renewable energy sources support our increasingly energy-intensive lives as fossil fuels are ultimately phased out. One of these new potential sources of energy is as promising as it is strange. University of Central Florida…
  19. Researchers use the 'Tooth Cracker 5000' to extract stem cells from wisdom teeth

    Sott.net - Technology
    10.07 / 17:46 sott.net
    A collaboration of dentists and engineers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) made a discovery that could potentially revolutionize how and where we harvest, preserve, and use stem cells. In a study published in Biomaterials and Biomechanics in Bioengineering, the team led by UNLV biomedical sciences professor Karl Kingsley and advanced education program in orthodontics director James Mah turned to root pulps in teeth, specifically wisdom teeth, as an abundant source of stem…
  20. Scientists have witnessed directed teleportation of physical objects, but 'mainstream' individuals are reluctant to acce

    Sott.net - Technology
    10.07 / 17:46 sott.net
    If you haven't already heard, quantum teleportation has actually been achieved, and in fact, scientists from China recently set the record for the farthest quantum teleportation ever, when they beamed a photon in its quantum state into orbit. This brings several quantum mechanical concepts into the equation, including quantum entanglement. When "teleportation" is referenced here, it's also a verification that comes from recent studies which have confirmed entanglement to be real, something…