Tornado touches down in New York City

Thursday, August 9, 2007 During heavy rainstorms that flooded rail lines and subways, a tornado touched down in New York City, the National Weather Service reports. It sustained winds around 111 mph to 135 mph, causing damage to buildings and vehicles. Starting from the Bay Ridge area, the tornado continued for two miles through Brooklyn. […]

Toothpaste fills cavities without drilling

Thursday, February 24, 2005 A paste containing synthetic tooth enamel can seal small cavities without drilling. Kazue Yamagishi and colleagues at the FAP Dental Institute in Tokyo say that the paste can repair small cavities in 15 minutes. Currently, fillers don’t stick to such small cavities so dentists must drill bigger holes. Hydroxyapatite crystals, of […]

News briefs: March 17, 2012

Sunday, March 18, 2012 We briefly recap some of the stories appearing on Wikinews this week from around the world. Wikinews Audio Briefs Dateline Saturday, March 17, 2012 Listen to this brief Problems? See our media guide. Retrieved from “,_2012&oldid=1615343”

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