Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 15:53
If someone finds a piece of chewing gum you pitched today, he or she could use the saliva to sequence your DNA and read your book of life - including genetic secrets like your susceptibility to diseases.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 10:50
A study on human saliva provides new insights into why older people were better able to fight off the new strains of "bird" flu and "swine" flu than younger people.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 14:28
Scientists have developed a new hand-held device that can extract human DNA from a swab of saliva and make it ready for analysis and genome sequencing within minutes.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 18:39
A simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior among boys, a new study has claimed.
Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 12:58
Testing a portion of a person`s salivary gland may help diagnose Parkinson`s disease for the very first time, says a new research.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 17:16
University of Granada researchers have found that cortisol levels in saliva are associated with a person’s ability to make good decisions in stressful situations.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 17:00
Researchers have developed a new, inexpensive and sensitive method that makes it possible to diagnose malaria from a single drop of blood or saliva.
Last Updated: Friday, August 24, 2012, 11:57
Researchers have created a new type of biosensor that can detect diabetes from saliva, tears and urine.