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Glow Stick Goo For Your Guts

A new rave scene is about to kick off in your local doctors office, but this time the glow sticks won’t be the only things that are glowing-your guts will be too. That’s because researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University recently developed a fluorescent protein that will illuminate the inside of [...]

Cloning of the Zucchini Opiate Receptor

The following article is from the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research. by Lloyd Fricker, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York This paper describes the cloning of the zucchini opiate receptor using an expression assay. We have undertaken this project for the following reasons: 1) Opiate receptors are important. 2) Cloning things is important. 3) Therefore, [...]