Breakthrough for tomorrow’s dentistry speeds tooth sensitivity treatments

New knowledge on the cellular makeup and growth of teeth can expedite developments in the treatment of tooth sensitivity and regenerative dentistry—a biological therapy for damaged teeth. The study, which was conducted by researchers at Karolinska Institutet, is published in Nature Communications. Teeth develop through a complex process in which soft tissue, including connective tissue, […]

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Volkswagen to pay compensation for collaborating with Brazil’s dictatorship

The German carmaker Volkswagen has agreed to pay millions in compensation to former employees in Brazil who were persecuted during the country’s military dictatorship. A Brazilian government-appointed investigation found that Volkswagen was one of several corporations that secretly collaborated with the 1964-85 military government to identify suspected “subversives” and trade unionists. The compensation payments announced […]

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Resuming sexual activity soon after heart attack linked with improved survival

Returning to usual levels of sexual activity within a few months after a heart attack is positively associated with long-term survival. That’s the finding of a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). “Sexuality and sexual activity are markers of wellbeing,” said study […]

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Microsoft doubles down on gaming with $7.5 billion deal for Doom-owner ZeniMax

Xbox maker Microsoft Corp MSFT.O said on Monday it would acquire ZeniMax Media for $7.5 billion in cash, its biggest gaming acquisition ever as it seeks to strengthen its video game offerings in its rivalry with Sony Corp’s 6758.T PlayStation. ZeniMax, parent company of Bethesda Softworks, has developed hits including Fallout and Doom. It was […]

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Nikola’s founder steps down from board as company faces fraud allegations

‘I will be cheering from the sidelines with you’ Nikola founder and executive chairman Trevor Milton is stepping down from the company’s board of directors after allegations that the zero-emission vehicle start-up misled investors, the company announced on Sunday. Milton will be replaced by existing board member Stephen Girsky, a former vice chairman of GM, […]

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