Stem cells may be able to fix damaged teeth, new study finds

Stem cells have endless uses. This study suggests they can even bring half dead teeth back to life.

  • A new study demonstrates that stem cells from baby teeth can be used to repair damaged permanent teeth in young children.
  • The findings suggest a new treatment for childhood dental issues may be around the corner.
  • The treatment's potential applications go much further than just dental health.
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When is a quarantine justified? A group of philosophers offers an answer.

Quarantines are worth the trouble to keep the next pandemic at bay but they need to be applied intelligently.

  • A new essay argues that quarantines are often needed, but require strict guidelines on when they can be used.
  • Pandemics are inevitable, and actions that can save lives must be planned now.
  • The arguments in this essay will undoubtedly be of use during the next outbreak.
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Are people with more self-discipline happier?

Why self-control makes your life better, and how to get more of it.

  • Research demonstrates that people with higher levels of self-control are happier over both the short and long run.
  • Higher levels of self-control are correlated with educational, occupational, and social success.
  • It was found that the people with the greatest levels of self-control avoid temptation rather than resist it at every turn.
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Study: Brain teasers in job interviews mainly reveal the sadistic traits of the interviewer

Riddle me this: what do brain teasers tell you during a job interview? A lot, but not about the applicant.

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