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Natural ‘antifreeze proteins’ added as a polymer can make concrete more durable

Scientific American | 
Because concrete is porous and absorbs liquid, [temperature] changes often make its surface flake and peel. But researchers say a ...
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Creating rare marijuana compounds with GM yeast could lead to a ‘blockbuster drug or two’

Scientific American | 
[Genetically modified brewer’s yeast] is churning out cannabinoids, the compounds found in marijuana. Researchers led by Jay Keasling, a professor ...
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