Creating a Food System That Works (for Everyone)

Creating a Food System That Works (for Everyone)

Innovation is what drives prices down. That’s why we have TVs and computers that are both incredibly powerful and affordable, and why we have healthcare that is incredibly unaffordable.  If food prices had risen at the same rate over the last 20 years that... Read more
Engineering Proteins for Use in … Everything

Engineering Proteins for Use in … Everything

Proteins are an essential part of life, present in just about every living thing on Earth. But they aren’t perfect. As natural things, they have their limitations. They are limited in terms of what they can do. And they are dependent on other living things to produce them. To date, there has been no way to reliably produce proteins on an industrial scale, due to these limitations.

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Dehydration Nation: Preventing One of the Most Common Health Risks in Real-Time

Dehydration Nation: Preventing One of the Most Common Health Risks in Real-Time

Up to three-fourths of Americans are chronically dehydrated, and the condition can be far more debilitating than it might seem. Mild dehydration — literally, not drinking enough water on a day-to-day basis — can impair cognitive performance by up to 20%, affecting reaction time, mental accuracy and memory. More severe cases, however, can result can result in seizures, brain damage, shock, and death.

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