Collecting saliva from the gorillas at the Buffalo Zoo

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June 30, 2020

[Youtube Video]  Webinar - Genie in the Bottle "Evidence based vs Eminence based" by IDAcademia, Mexico

Presentation "Saliva – relevance to dentistry today and in the future" by Stefan Ruhl

March 2, 2020

[News Release]  UBNow "Stefan Ruhl receives Distinguished Scientist Award in Salivary Research" by Marcene Robinson

Stefan Ruhl, DDS, PhD, professor of oral biology in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, was named the recipient of the 2020 International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Distinguished Scientist Award in Salivary Research.

January 19, 2020

[German TV]  ARD - Das Erste, Titel, Thesen, Temperamente. "Schluss mit Moor: Der Unterschied zwischen Mensch und Tier" by Max Moor

"Der Unterschied zwischen Mensch und Tier: Ein deutscher Forscher hat herausgefunden, dass den Unterschied die Spucke macht."

January 14, 2020

[German Radio]  Deutschlandfunk – Forschung aktuell "Mensch und Menschenaffe – Die Spucke macht den Unterschied" by Lucian Haas

"Menschenaffen sind vom Genom her eng verwandt mit dem Menschen, bei Schimpansen gibt es eine Übereinstimmung von 98 Prozent. Aber der Speichel unterscheidet sich überraschend deutlich. Einer der Gründe könnte die Sprechfähigkeit des Menschen sein: Flüssigere Spucke schützt vor trockenem Mund."

October 18, 2019

[Press Release]  UBNow  "A Secret in our Saliva: Food,  germs helped humans evolve into unique members of great apes" by Marcene Robinson

Press release "A secret in our saliva: Food, germs helped humans evolve into unique member of great apes" by Marcene Robinson, published in UBNow, Oct 18, 2019  [http://www.buffalo.edu/ubnow/stories/2019/10/ruhl-saliva.html].

 

May 14, 2019

[Press Release]  UBNow   "You are what you eat: How the pursuit of carbs changed mammals’ genes and saliva" by Charlotte Hsu

A study of 46 mammal species explores the evolutionary history of amylase, a compound that breaks down carbs.

December 19, 2018

MSN Video entitled "The Evolution of Saliva"
 

Evolutionary geneticists and biologists have tracked a ghost species while studying human saliva and its evolution. Learn more about this story at https://www.newsy.com/86358/

December 19, 2018

MSN Video entitled "The Evolution of Saliva"
 

Evolutionary geneticists and biologists have tracked a ghost species while studying human saliva and its evolution. Learn more about this story at https://www.newsy.com/86358/