Sunday, October 26, 2008

Science for Sunday

How about a nice cold one?

A team of researchers at Rice University in Houston is working to create a beer that could fight cancer and heart disease. Taylor Stevenson, a member of the six-student research team and a junior at Rice, said the team is using genetic engineering to create a beer that includes resveratrol, the disease-fighting chemical that's been found in red wine.
Check out the rest - before you know it, the slogan "Guinness for Strength" (or Bud, or Sam Adams) might actually have some merit. Slainte.

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