UC Irvine chemists find a way to unboil eggs: Ability to quickly restore molecular proteins could slash biotech costs
Adam Rifkin stashed this in Biotech!
The most classic analogy for protein denaturing is not being able to unboil eggs.
Hmm, not to mention creative new ways to treat snake bites! Now if they'd just figure out a way to put toothpaste back in the tube!
There's no good economic incentive for that!