36 Results for

protein

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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By February 5, 2016

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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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Neuroscientists light up a fly's brain to see into the past

Using a fluorescent protein from jellyfish, scientists from Northwestern University figure out what a fly had been experiencing hours earlier.

By December 7, 2015

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Mealworms for lunch: Hive grows edible crawlers right in your kitchen

Up for noshing on some worms? Start a protein-rich mealworm ranch in your own home with a Kickstarter project aimed at sustainable living.

By November 13, 2015

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Slower-melting ice cream? Scientists may have it licked

Scientists work to conquer the problem of gooey ice cream dripping on your hands, with a protein that makes it more melt-resistant.

By September 1, 2015

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Skin that can see is octopus camouflage superpower

A protein in octopus skin is similar to a light-detecting protein found in the eye, enabling the cephalopods' amazing camouflage skills.

By May 21, 2015

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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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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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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