Scientists Discover How To Unboil An Egg By Untangling Proteins

January 25, 2015 11:36 PM

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At the University of California Irvine, scientists have developed a means through which they can unboil egg whites by untangling their proteins, a development which NewsWeek reports has the potential to significantly reduce the cost of any biotechnology process which requires the folding of proteins.

Gregory Weiss, a biochemistry professor at UCI who is among the scientists behind the recent breakthrough in protein folding, confirmed in a press release published on the university’s website that the group of researchers had “invented a way to unboil a hen egg.”

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