Citizen scientists using a 3D jigsaw puzzle video game are helping decode how proteins work to advance research drug treatments and potentially renewable fuels and chemicals.
Almost 60,000 people around the world have played Foldit, a game much like Tetris that involves folding proteins to tackle problems in medicine such as disabling the flu virus.
The Situ Smart Food Nutrition Scale works in tandem with an iPad app. The kitchen scale keeps track of nutritional information.
Food inventor Charles Francis uses synthesized jellyfish protein to create glowing ice cream that costs more than $200 a scoop.
When it comes to detecting cancer, ultrasound is simply too low-res to compare with CT scans and MRIs. Up the resolution, though, and the less expensive, radiation-free alternative could become an ideal alternative.
The company's technology, which was shown working on a Samsung Galaxy S4, actually won't be available for years. But still...
New class of imaging agents enables clinicians to watch the progression of Alzheimer's disease in real time in the brains of living patients.
The Farm 432 home appliance concept would let people grow larvae as a protein source.