yeast

Booze

This Vegemite-Toast-Flavored Liqueur Sounds Like a Dare

"If you like that savory flavor of yeast-extract spreads, you’ll really enjoy it."
Jelisa Castrodale
5.2.19
Health

Please Stop Putting Garlic in Your Vaginas, OB/GYN Begs

Congratulations, you’ve turned your most sensitive orifice into Gilroy, California for ABSOLUTELY NO REASON—according to Dr. Jennifer Gunter.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.24.19
DNA/IDK

Chinese Scientists Used CRISPR to Make a New Species With 'One Giant Chromosome'

For the last 20 million years, the species of yeast used to brew beer has had 16 chromosomes. Now scientists have created a new species with just one.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.7.18
Restaurant Confessionals

Being an Artisanal Baker Destroyed My Body

In industrial bakeries, everything in the bread-making process is ergonomic with vigilant precautions towards health and safety. In small bakeries, this is often not the case.
Anonymous
2.19.18
Munchies

Why Champagne Hangovers Make You Want to Die a Thousand Deaths

This is why we have hangover cures.
Nick Rose
12.31.17
Technology

Scientists Want to Turn Pee into Astronaut Food

This is great news for science fiction writers.
Nick Rose
8.24.17
Extreme Recycling

Yeast Can Be Engineered to Turn Astronaut Pee Into Spaceflight Materials

“We are planning to try to get our yeast to the International Space Station in next couple of years.”
Becky Ferreira
8.22.17
survival guide

Just How Serious Is This New 'Deadly' Fungus?

It's a yeast infection that can affect men and women.
Jessica Migala
3.23.17
Space

This Study Hopes to Determine Whether We Can Brew Beer on the Moon

Shotgunning beers and eating moon-yeast pizza might be part of everyday life for those who live on humanity’s first interplanetary outpost.
Nick Rose
1.23.17
wine

Meet the Bartender Making Wine Without Grapes or a Vineyard

Ryan Chetiyawardana of London’s White Lyan cocktail bar is making his own “wine” by fermenting herbs, tea, and fruit into an alcoholic drink that mimics the flavours of reds and whites—without grapes.
Emily Steer
1.1.17
Baking

Meet the Baker Making Bread Rise without Yeast

Danish baker Christoffer Hruskova proves (get it?) that you don’t have to play by the rules to make delicious bread. His recently opened London bakery produces sourdough, baguettes, and wholegrain loaves—all without yeast.
Daisy Meager
11.13.16
milk

This Startup Is Making Dairy Milk Without Cows

Made from real milk proteins combined with plant-based sugar, healthy plant fats, vitamins, and minerals, Perfect Day has the same taste and texture as cow’s milk, but never comes out of an udder.
Natalie B. Compton
10.6.16
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