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A startup that turns mushrooms into IKEA packaging has introduced a new platform that could change the way lab-grown meat is made

A startup that makes environmentally-friendly packaging for IKEA and Dell is planning a big transition into the realms of lab-grown meat and beyond. Ecovative wants its new mushroom-growing platform to become the backbone of several manufacturing efforts, including making meat without slaughter.

The company behind America’s favorite hummus has funded an under-the-radar effort to make lab-grown steak

Aleph Farms is a Strauss Group-funded Israeli-based company that's out to make cuts of clean meat — not ground beef or patties — using the principles of regenerative medicine. Beef producers should take note.

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One night of bad sleep can cause the buildup of beta-amyloid proteins — which make the plaque around nerve cells associated with Alzheimer's — in the brain.

Scientists say they have created the ‘closest thing anyone has ever made’ to a new life form

The artificial DNA components add two new letters to the natural "alphabet" of genetic code — and that could mean more sophisticated drugs.

Scientists discovered new genes that make humans intelligent

According to new research, there are 52 specific genes that may be responsible for human intelligence. Scientists want to find out what each one does.