A vegan-cheese project on Indiegogo aims to replicate cheese from cows' milk without involving any mammals.
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.
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.
The Situ Smart Food Nutrition Scale works in tandem with an iPad app. The kitchen scale keeps track of nutritional information.
Scientists have developed a method that allows them to propagate human embryonic stem cells without harming the embryo.
A team of MIT researchers has successfully cured a rare genetic liver disease in mice by "editing" the DNA to correct the mutated gene.
From the fascinating/gross files, Harvard researchers determine a book in the university's collection is, indeed, bound with real human flesh.
An Austrian design graduate has created a tabletop breeding farm for flies — that you can harvest for food.
Food inventor Charles Francis uses synthesized jellyfish protein to create glowing ice cream that costs more than $200 a scoop.