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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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Is MSG really all that bad for you?

Monosodium glutamate, aka MSG, has gotten a bad rap, but is the food additive really bad for you? The American Chemical Society breaks it down.

By August 25, 2014

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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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Man-made 'breathing' leaf is an oxygen factory for space travel

An artificial leaf converts water and light to oxygen, and that's good news for road-tripping to places beyond Earth.

By July 29, 2014

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Fruit fly astronauts set to live for generations in space

Some tiny astronauts are scheduled to fly up to the International Space Station to help scientists model the effects of long-term space exposure on humans.

By July 9, 2014

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Flying across the blood-brain barrier with microbubbles

Long an obstacle to treating diseases like brain cancer, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's, the blood-brain barrier might soon be unlocked thanks to a medical physicist in Canada.

By June 18, 2014

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Vessyl smart cup can tell Coke from Pepsi

This powerful, sensor-fitted cup identifies what you're drinking and tells you how it affects your health and hydration needs.

By June 12, 2014

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Ick-alert: Old book bound with human skin, Harvard scientists say

From the fascinating/gross files, Harvard researchers determine a book in the university's collection is, indeed, bound with real human flesh.

By June 6, 2014

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Grasshopper burgers? Pop-up 'pestaurants' are out to bug you

Putting edible bugs on the menu Wednesday, restaurants worldwide are temporarily turning themselves into "pestaurants."

By June 4, 2014

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Six IQ points smarter? There might be a gene for that

A pair of scientists say the KL-VS gene seems to not only prolong life but also to boost cognitive faculties.

By May 10, 2014