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Design Milk Proteins Could Be The Packaging Material Of The Future

A newly discovered casein-based alternative is biodegradable, sustainable and even edible

Design Color-Changing Helmets Won't Just Minimize Trauma, They'll Detect It

Color-changing polymer developed by University of Pennsylvania reveals head trauma, helping flag injuries that might have gone untreated

Innovation Scientists Teach Flesh-Eating Bacteria To Detect Cancer

Engineered molecular 'superglue' from necrotizing fasciitis can be a new way to detect tumor cells circulating in the blood.

Innovation Camouflage Face Paint Protects Soldiers From Bomb Explosions [Video]

Military cosmetic that shields the skin from extreme heat of over 1,000 degree Fahrenheit.

Gaming & Play PSFK Picks: Top 10 Health Innovations Of The Week

From robots that can be controlled with your mind to a molecule that promises cavity-free teeth, we bring you the most innovative stories from the world of wellness research.

Innovation Self-Healing Plastic Repairs Itself When Exposed To Light

Researchers at the American Chemical Society introduced a material that mimics human blood cells.

Work What's The Latest Clean Energy To Power Your iPod? You.

Will portable electronics be powered by the human body? Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology think so.

Innovation Batteries Made From Viruses Could Be Woven Into Clothing

Scientists are using a micro-organism to develop powered garments that would allow soldiers to carry less.