A new test for peanut allergies won't require you to, you know, eat peanuts

Scientists in the United Kingdom have developed a blood test to identify peanut allergies, an advance that could eliminate testing that requires one to eat peanuts in order to detect allergies to peanuts—so basically, you’d get bloodwork done rather than mowing on a peanut and waiting to see if you approach death.…

Wizards behind self-folding origami now working on shape-shifting pasta

Inside Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute, researchers have been hard at work developing stuff that will—to use a phrase common among members of the scientific community—blow your goddamn mind. The gifted minds of the Morphing Matter Lab have put their advanced educations and superior…