School-based dental program reduces cavities by more than 50 percent

A school-based cavity prevention program involving nearly 7,000 elementary school students reduced cavities by more than 50 percent, according to a study led by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry. The findings are published March 1 in the Journal of the American Dental Association. “The widespread implementation of oral health programs in schools could increase […]

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Bolsonaro delivers Eletrobras privatization measure to Brazil’s Congress

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro went to Congress on Tuesday to deliver a provisional measure associated with his government’s plans to privatize state-run electricity provider Eletrobras. Bolsonaro, who is under fire for announcing a shakeup at Petrobras that sent the oil company’s stock tumbling due to fears of government meddling, delivered the measure in person to […]

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Pokémon turns 25

Pokémon is 25 years old today, 27th February 2021. 27th February 1996 saw the release of Pocket Monsters Red and Green in Japan for the Game Boy. 25 years later, Pokémon is one of the biggest entertainment brands in the world, and one of the most successful video game franchises. Designer Satoshi Tajiri has said […]

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