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Zbiotics says it’s bioengineered a hangover cure

Y Combinator backed Zbiotics has spend two years developing what they’re billing as the world’s first genetically engineered probiotic. The startup’s initial product isn’t exactly world-changing but it might just save your day — given they’ve invented an elixir of ‘next day’ life: Aka a hangover cure. Although you actually have to take it before — or, well, during — drinking rather than waiting until the moment of regretful misery when you wake up. How have they done this? For their first product they’ve bioengineered probiotic bacteria to produce more of […]

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