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Blue Food Dye Treats Spine Injury in Rats

The same blue food dye that gives your Gatorade its turquoise tint and turns your tongue a peculiar shade of purple might also protect your nerves in the case of spinal cord injury. By lucky accident, researchers discovered that the commonly used food additive FD&C blue dye No. 1 is remarkably simil...
Cran Berry
Cran Berry • 2 years ago

Blue food dye helps rats with spinal injuries.

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