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protein

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Biohackers crowdfund milk-protein vegan cheese, minus the cows

A vegan-cheese project on Indiegogo aims to replicate cheese from cows' milk without involving any mammals.

By July 7, 2014

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Crowdsourcing gamers best computers on protein folding

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.

By January 25, 2012

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In Foldit, gamers take on protein challenges

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.

By August 4, 2010

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Australian scientists developing early detection test for Alzheimer's

Scientists at Australia's CSIRO are developing an eye test that can detect the protein responsible for Alzheimer's up to 20 years earlier than currently possible.

By July 13, 2014

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Glow-in-the-dark ice cream: Next food craze?

Food inventor Charles Francis uses synthesized jellyfish protein to create glowing ice cream that costs more than $200 a scoop.

By November 4, 2013

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Concept kitchen gadget grows fly larvae for dinner

The Farm 432 home appliance concept would let people grow larvae as a protein source.

By July 29, 2013

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'Blue Waters' supercomputer helps crack HIV code

Researchers say they have determined the precise chemical structure of the HIV capsid, a protein shell that protects HIV's genetic material and enables it to debilitate the immune system.

By May 29, 2013

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Sony folds up Folding@home PS3 project after 100M hours

The innovative effort, created in partnership with Stanford, was designed to improve researchers' ability to examine a process called "protein folding."

By October 22, 2012

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3D computer model helps screen millions of chemo drugs

The approach affords researchers a moving view of the structure of a protein thought to play a key role in causing chemo to fail.

By June 19, 2012

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Foldit game leads to AIDS research breakthrough

Gamers help biochemists understand the structure of a protein that is key to the growth of HIV in about 10 days.

By September 19, 2011