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    Has a startup finally found one of food science's holy grails with its healthy sugar substitute?

    Sharing the stage with other innovation-minded budding entrepreneurs, the Cambridge scientists boasted of a technology that could produce a sweetener that would mimic not just the taste of sugar, but the caramelization and stickiness that makes sugar the go-to additive for the bulk of roughly 74% of packaged foods that are made with some form of sweetener. Their company, Cambridge Glycoscience  could claim a huge slice of a market worth at least a $100 billion market, they said. Now, the company has a new name, Supplant, and $24 million in venture capital financing to start commercializing its low-cost sugar substitute made from the waste materials of other plants. By the first century AD Greek and Roman scholars were referencing its medicinal properties and, after the Crusades, sugar consumption traveled across Europe through the Middle Ages.

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  • U.S.
    Tribune Publishing

    Wisconsin, Minnesota share advisory on eating Lake Superior smelt

    Feb. 27—When Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials announced last month that they had found high levels of PFAS chemicals in Lake Superior smelt — high enough to warn people to limit how much smelt they eat — it left many people who follow fish consumption advisories scratching their heads. First, smelt are small and have relatively short lifespans, and so shouldn't be ...

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  • Politics

    Kimberly Guilfoyle's Wild CPAC Prediction About Trump Puzzles Pretty Much Everyone

    Donald Trump Jr.’s girlfriend set Twitter alight with her declaration at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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  • Business

    How a 401(k) Works After Retirement

    How your 401(k) works after you retire depends on your age, whether you take withdrawals, or if you let it continue to accumulate earnings.

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  • Entertainment
    Yahoo Life Videos

    Halle Berry stuns fans, hangs upside down on punching bag: 'This is just beyond impressive'

    Halle Berry is making her more than 6 million Instagram followers want to stop scrolling and hit the gym. On Friday, the 54-year-old actress shared several photos of herself hanging from a punching bag, her body held up only by her intertwined ankles, appearing to do pull-ups.

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  • Lifestyle
    Scary Mommy

    8 Best Dogs For Seniors Looking For A Canine Companion

    Life changes as we get older. We raise kids, they grow up, and then they move away. Nurturing and providing for a family gives many of us our sense of purpose. But what about after that? Retired with an empty nest, lots of seniors naturally gravitate toward canine companionship. Dogs can help seniors maintain active, []

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