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I Made 3 Recipes From 'The Cricket Cookbook,' and Here's How They Tasted

It’s been five years since the United Nations issued a report encouraging people to eat more bugs. Insects are not only a great source of many nutrients, including omega-3s, they’re also much more sustainable for the planet than proteins like beef. And while you couldn’t say that they’re as American as apple pie yet, they… Read More »

Artificial Embryos Made from Stem Cells Raise Ethical Issues

Stem cells (so-called “master cells”) are unique and important in the body because they can do almost anything, and scientists have only begun to discover their potential. That’s why researchers’ use of them has created controversy, attracting the attention of scientists, policymakers, and bioethicists across the globe. Stem cells can transform into any of the… Read More »

Stopping cancer from recruiting immune system double agents

Cancerous tumors trick myeloid cells, an important part of the immune system, into perceiving them as a damaged part of the body; the tumors actually put myeloid cells to work helping them grow and metastasize (spread). A research team co-led by scientists at Rush University Medical Center have discovered a potential therapy that can disrupt… Read More »