Lasers and molecular tethers create perfectly patterned platforms for tissue engineering

Top view of two collagen hydrogels that researchers decorated with immobilized mCherry proteins, which glow red under fluorescent light. The team scanned near-infrared lasers in the shapes of a monster (left) and Seattle’s Space Needle (right) to create these patterns. Black regions were not scanned with the laser, and so the mCherry protein did not […]

Chip clips to perfectly preserve crunch

Leaving a bag of chips, pretzels, pretty much any snack unfinished is an impressive feat, so don’t mess it up by leaving the bag open. A chip clip is a great way to seal up your snack bags, secure your roll down, and keep food fresh. While a chip clip is a fairly straightforward kitchen […]

The best bins and baskets to keep your pantry perfectly organized

These four durable BPA-free, shatter-resistant plastic bins are great for maximizing storage space in the refrigerator, freezer, cabinets, cupboards, pantry shelves or inside drawers. These 10-by-6.5-by-8-inch bins can hold any food or kitchen essentials and are perfect for canned goods, dry goods, boxed drinks, cheese, meat, and vegetables. You can also use them to organize […]