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Chipotle Becomes The First Fast Food Giant To Remove Genetically Modified Organisms From Its Menu — But What's Actually About To Change??

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All hail Chipotle!

The king of fast food just went ahead and brought itself to a whole 'nother level.

That's because everyone's favorite Mexican Grill just announced on Monday that it would officially be taking any genetically modified organisms off of its menu!

In our health-conscious world, it's a little surprising that Chipotle's announcement marks the first time a major franchise has opted out of using G.M.O.s, but what's more interesting is that in 2013 the restaurant was actually the first of its kind to even disclose which ingredients featured the modifications.

So aside from knowing that you'll no longer be eating any G.M.O.s at Chipotle, what's actually changing about the menu??

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Did You Ever Think You'd See The Day? THE BRONTOSAURUS EXISTS ONCE AGAIN!

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Gather round, everyone. We have some delightful news — and news that might get your hopes back up about Pluto's planetary status…

Because if the scientific community can reinstate the Brontosaurus back into existence, that pokey little rock hurtling through space might once again the planet from our childhoods!

That's right: THE BRONTOSAURUS EXISTS.

For the longest time there has been that one a-hole at your parties that has to ruin everyone's day whenever you brought up the "Bronto," as we like to call it. You know: that one d-bag who insists on calling the Brontos "apatosauruses."

Blech.

Thankfully, new research excitingly says Brontos are in fact separate from apatosauruses!!!

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So what's the diff? According to Roger Benson, the badass-mofo from Oxford University that was called in to check also-badass Emanuel Tschopp's incredible study:

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Would You Eat A Lab-Grown Burger Patty? What If It Was Just $9??

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This is some serious future sh*t!

What if we told you that a scientist was able to grow a "beef" patty in a lab that was actually edible and didn't taste awful?

Would U try one??

Well, it's a real thing, and it's called 'schmeat.' It may sound like we just made that up but it's a real protein, grown in a lab from stem cells.

Mark Post, a vascular biologist at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands, created the mad scientist burger.

It originally cost about $385,000 to produce, but now, it could get down to about $9 per patty.

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So that's in the "gourmet" burger price range but c'mon, it's kinda a world's first!

They grew this meat in a lab!! So we gotta ask:

Would U eat a lab-grown "burger?"

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Would U eat a lab-grown "burger?"

  • Sorry– haven't– finished– barfing… (25%)
  • No. No way. Get that away from me (45%)
  • For $9? Sure I'd try it (30%)

Total Votes: 3,728

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[Image via Maastricht University.]

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This New Deodorant Only Starts To Work When You Start Sweating!

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A group of researchers may have changed the world of deodorant FOREVER!

We never thought we'd be saying this sentence, but the world of deodorant as you know it is about to change FOREVER!!!

Are you tired of spraying layers and layers of deodorant on your pits, JUST to have them start stinking again as soon as you work up a sweat??

Well those days are LONG gone as a team of researchers from Queen's University Ionic Liquid Laboratories (QUILL) has come up with a new "perfume" that actually smells BETTER when you start sweating!

Now we know there are probably some of you out there who are thinking this is impossible, but it's actually fairly simple!

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The team of researchers created what they call "pro-fragrance ionic liquid with stable hemiacetal motifs," which is essentially an odorless liquid that emits a nice fragrance when it comes into contact with water!

Except in this case the water is your sweat…. Who knew science was so gross???

The researchers are still looking to team up with a perfume development company to get the ball rolling, so it might be a while before you see this on the shelves at CVS!

But the real questions is, do YOU think you would use a deodorant that only starts to smell good when you work up a sweat? Sound off in the comments below!

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Stanford Grad Student Expelled After Allegedly Poisoning Her Classmates

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Well, this is super scary!!

A Stanford graduate student named Xiangyu Ouyang was banned from the Stanford campus after she was charged for, and later admitted to, four counts of poisoning!

She confessed to spiking the water bottles belonging to some of her classmates with paraformaldehyde. What is paraformaldehyde? Well, according to Google, once it's depolymerized:

"the resulting formaldehyde may be used as a fumigant, disinfectant, fungicide, and fixative."

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The anonymous campus publication Fountain Hopper was the first to publish the allegations of the incidents back in September.

One classmate described in a police report of what happened to her. Here's what the police report said:

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Overwhelming: Watch These Colorblind People See All Colors For The First Time With Help From Some Very Special Glasses

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Science is amazing — and if you haven't seen this yet, you need to!

Valspar paint is spending their cold hard ca$$$h in an amazing way to help colorblind people see ALL colors for the first time ever!

The paint company, along with help from agency FCB Chicago, are helping people who can't see all colors see them for the first time!

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In their short Color for All film, the participants donned their snazzy EnChroma glasses, and their reactions to seeing colors are priceless! FCB Chicago's Todd Tilford explained what's behind the idea, saying:

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Drink Up! Scientists Are Developing A Hangover Free Wine!

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Scientists are developing hangover free wine

Wine is, in one word, AH-Mazing! But the next day wine hangovers are so vicious that they can discourage even the biggest winos from enjoying the delicious beverage.

Well, that could change very soon! Scientists at the University of Illinois are engineering a new yeast that might be the answer to our wine hangover problems!

Scientists have developed an enzyme that can perform "precise metabolic engineering" to the little microbes that make up our favorite vino. This means they can increase the health benefits of wine while also alleviating the pounding headaches and other yucky hangover symptoms we get the next day! Hallelujah!

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The yeast created by this new enzyme can lead to

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