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Squid proteins help create self-healing fabrics

Squid proteins help create self-healing fabrics Different teams of researchers have recently identified interesting self-assembly proteins in the ring teeth of squid.There’s only a very small amount of protein in the ring teeth — about one gram for a 5kg squid.

Scientists may have found a way to make old blood stem cells act young again

Scientists may have found a way to make old blood stem cells act young again To achieve this, they’ve discovered a protein capable of boosting blood stem cells, which prompt them to act like the stem cells of younger people.More: Scientists may have discovered how to reverse the natural aging process “Older stem cells have several disadvantages,” Dr.

From lab grown steaks to plant based blood, science is taking the animal out of meat

From lab grown steaks to plant based blood, science is taking the animal out of meat Over the past few years, a handful of enterprising startups have sprung up with the goal of creating animal-free meat.That’s more than twice the protein content of other commonly lauded healthy protein sources like beef jerky, chicken, and salmon.

The burger of the future comes from crickets, not cows

The burger of the future comes from crickets, not cows Gabi Lewis and Greg Sewitz, co-founders of Exo Protein, think they might have found a workable solution: crickets.As opposed to cows, crickets don’t produce methane, which is the greenhouse gas most often associated with the depletion of our ozone layer.