Friday Five Roundup: From Oral Diseases, Tooth Truths, to Technology & Sleep Patterns

Medical News Today

Leukoplakia: Symptoms, Causes, and Prevention

More a clinical term than a condition, Leukoplakia is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as oral, white lesions of a questionable risk not related to any other non-serious conditions. Mouth irritants and irritating activities, such as smoking, often cause leukoplakia.

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Google AdWords Launches Greater Visibility Into Quality Score Components (And What This Means For You)

Expected click through rate, ad relevance and landing page experience scores are the elements contributing to your Quality Score, but until now these individual scores were not visible to you within your AdWords account. A new AdWords reporting improvement has brought new visibility into Quality Score components that could help you diagnose some real wins with your ads and corresponding landing pages.

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Science Daily

Smartphones and Machine Learning Used to Measure Sleep Patterns

Despite spending at least one quarter to one third a day sleeping, good sleep can elude many people, and the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders remains primitive. Researchers at Osaka University have designed new technology that uses machine learning to model a personal sleep pattern based on the sounds made during sleep.

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The Verge

Apple’s WWDC 2017: a Siri speaker, iOS 11, and what else to expect

It’s June again, so it’s time for Apple to give the world a look at what it's been up to and what we should expect from the iPhone, the Mac, and everything in between in the months to come.

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 Science Daily

Tooth Truth: Human Teeth Tell the Story of Humanity Through our Fragile Relationship With the Sun

Researchers have developed a new method to read imperfections in teeth caused by a lack of sunlight, creating a powerful tool to trace events ranging from human evolution and migration out of Africa to the silent damage of vitamin D deficiency that continues to affect 1 billion worldwide.

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