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liver

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Beautiful art made from bacteria, rat liver cells

An artist and a scientist team up to make striking patterns, self-portraits, and other paintings using a most unlikely medium, "tiny, tiny living things."

By September 11, 2014

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Swig: The new Facebook for drinkers (all drinkers)

The new app insists it's the one and only virtual meeting place for drinkers of all tastes. Think of it as the ultimate virtual bar.

By November 12, 2014

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Crave Ep. 174: Portraits made from cancer cells, bacteria

Microscopic artwork shows off the beauty of bacteria and living cells using media such as cancer ​for​ artistic expression. And it'​s kind of​ gross,​ too.

By September 12, 2014

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Cinnamon might slow Parkinson's, research suggests

The tools to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease might one day come from the kitchen cabinet instead of the medicine cabinet, according to a new study.

By July 9, 2014

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Glowing mice aid nanoparticle research

We've seen glowing animals before, but there's no jellyfish DNA in these luminous mice.

By May 14, 2014

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Researchers 'edit' faulty DNA to cure genetic disease in mice

A team of MIT researchers has successfully cured a rare genetic liver disease in mice by "editing" the DNA to correct the mutated gene.

By April 22, 2014

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The science of drinking all you like and not getting drunk

The co-founder of the Boston Beer Company insists that all you have to do is swallow dry yeast before you start drinking.

By April 26, 2014

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Powdered alcohol approved (hiccup or hooray?)

In a decision that some might deem surprising, the Treasury Department has approved a patent for a product called Palcolhol, a powdered form of vodka and other drinks. And yes, you just add water.

By April 21, 2014

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Twitter offers lily-livered apology for banning journalist

Twitter has failed to apologise properly for suspending the account of the journalist Guy Adams, who criticised NBC's Olympics coverage.

By August 1, 2012

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Lab-made mini human to screen drugs, toxins

Work begins on Athena, a $19 million project that seeks to create artificial organs that work in concert inside a human-like test dummy that could reduce reliance on animal testing.

By March 26, 2014