Scientists Find a Way to Unboil Eggs

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UC Irvine has invented a way to turn cooked egg whites back into their clear, uncooked state. This is achieved by adding a chemical to liquify the solid egg whites, then putting it through a machine to disentangle the clumped protein strands.

While there isn’t much of a need in the home cooking world for this process, the scientific world is excited about being able to separate tangled proteins for cancer research and food processing.

Read more: UCI researchers find a way to unboil an egg from LA Times