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.
Apple's CEO has issued a statement on a medical condition that he says has been "robbing" his body of needed proteins
Apple's CEO issues a statement on a medical condition that he says has been "robbing" his body of needed proteins.
The project, which uses distributed computing to allow scientists to do research related to proteins and serious diseases, is called the world's most powerful such system.
Harvard researchers create a heart patch using gels and 3D-printing technology that could someday lessen reliance on transplant surgery.
Los Alamos National Lab scientists created this graphic animation, the largest number of atoms ever simulated. The ribosome is the body's nano-factory for producing proteins. This animation actually shows over 2.6 million atoms in motion.
For the first time, researchers create a new organism based on E. coli that passes along artificially engineered DNA.
The tools to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease might one day come from the kitchen cabinet instead of the medicine cabinet, according to a new study.