We once asked gluten-free people whether or not they missed pizza and were told: "Not really -- pizza with gluten-free crust isn't that bad. Just kidding, there's a huge hole in my soul where pizza used to be." Well, that hole is about to be filled with mass quantities of pizza (and pasta, beer, and like, large slices of bread), because thanks to science, gluten-intolerant people may soon be able to enjoy all the terrible things they currently avoid.
According to the CBC, Hoon Sunwoo -- an associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Alberta -- has spent 10 years developing a pill that would allow those with celiac disease to eat and drink things with gluten in them, without having to worry about digestion issues, headaches, or intestinal damage. The pill has egg yolk antibodies that coat the gluten, allowing the body to digest it without any harm. It's not a cure by any means (Sunwoo urges people with celiac to still keep to a strict gluten-free diet), but it would allow your gluten-intolerant friend to share your pizza with you (which... could be a good or a bad thing).