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dentists

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Make like a dentist with this in-home tooth scanner

Soon, a scanner using light spectroscopy might be able to tell if you have cavities or if you're giving all your teeth equal attention when you brush.

By December 8, 2014

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Let it be: Dentist wants to clone John Lennon from tooth DNA

Michael Zuk, a Canadian dentist, has already bought one of John Lennon's teeth. Next step: clone the rest.

By August 22, 2013

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Tooth sensor stops you from lying to your dentist

Researchers at National Taiwan University have created a wearable mouth sensor that can differentiate your bad habits, and send that information straight to your dentist.

By August 1, 2013

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Finally, a working hoverboard you can make yourself, Ep. 186

This week on Crave, we become DIY dentists with Toothscan. We learn to build a crossbow lightsaber like the one pictured in the new "Star Wars" trailer. And while you have your DIY cap on, why not learn to build a hoverboard out of common yard gear. It's DIY day on Crave.

By December 12, 2014

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Crave Ep. 186: Finally, a working hoverboard you can make yourself

Meet Mr Hoverboard, a small hovercraft you can ride on any flat hard surface. Bonus: you make it yourself from leaf blowers.

By December 12, 2014

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If you want to know how the economy is doing, look inside America's mouth

Big data provided by business intelligence app Sikka says that economic performance can be predicted by dental hygiene. And we're headed for a downturn.

By October 12, 2014

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For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system

A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.

By September 8, 2014

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Want to avoid America's scariest state? Don't live here

Real estate search site Estately.com has arranged our great states from most to least scary based on things like bears, dentists, and yes, clowns.

By July 15, 2014

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'Beam Brush' lets you share hygiene data with dentists

The Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush, which became available as of last week, is embedded with a sensor to track brushing habits and enable users to send their oral hygiene particulars to dentists.

By January 14, 2013

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Drill, dentist, drill -- with tool that replaces buzzing with ballads

Enterprising Indonesian dentist modifies a standard dental drill to emit far more pleasant sounds than the standard ominous high-pitched whine.

By October 9, 2012