Drunk frat boys are finally turning their thirst for beer to the greater good. A team of six students at Rice University in Houston are trying to create the world’s first disease-fighting beer with a genetic modification that will imbue their brew with resveratrol, the chemical in red wine which fights cancer and heart disease. Their hope is that resveratrol will have a greater effect in beer because you would need to drink about half a bottle of wine per day to get the benefits that have been discovered in lab animals. The students are now in the process of developing a strain of yeast that will create beer with higher concentrations of the disease-fighting chemical than is possible in wine. (Fox News)

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