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Scary science for bread!!!

October 11, 2009 - 10:33pm -- Erzsebet Gilbert

So, as an amateur baker (though I'm learning), I've had a good deal of fun in a miniature extended chemistry lesson regarding yeast and all its wonders.  Otherwise, though, I have a lifelong lay devotion to cosmology (daughter of an astrophysicist, go figure), and spend hours reading various science news.  However, in the archives of one of my favorite publications, New Scientist, I unearthed this brief article which I find terrifying...  

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