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Crazy Useful Thing of the Day: Yeast

Yeast cells

Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) is a species of fungus in the Saccharomycetaceae family that has been instrumental in human food production for millennia.  It occurs naturally on the skin of some fruits, such as grapes and plums.  It is believed that it was first used… Continue Reading “Crazy Useful Thing of the Day: Yeast”