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Two great articles to read

November 30, 2012 - 6:27am -- MrsBrown

I found these two great articles this morning and I thought they would spark up some great conversation.  Any thoughts?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-20540758

 - Microzap technology effectively micowaves bread to remove mold spores, increasing shelf-life to 60 days.  The company says it would reduce the amount of additives in commercially available bread, decrease waste and save money. 

 

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TFL in the WSJ

May 4, 2010 - 10:17am -- PMcCool
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Yesterday's Wall Street Journal featured a front-page article about sourdough.  About 4 paragraphs in, the writer mentioned The Fresh Loaf as a sourdough site that receives more than 1.25 million page views per month.  Pretty cool for a little site that was started for the love of bread.


Congratulations, Floyd!


Paul

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Scary science for bread!!!

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