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Bread and science

One of the sites I have bookmarked for everyday visits is Science Daily. I was reading a story there today and decided to to type "bread" into the search box. Up came a whole list of stories about bread and science:

Here are a few:

Making Whole Wheat Bread Taste and Smell More Appetizing:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130109110053.htm

Why Sourdough Bread Resists Mold: 
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130221194239.htm

Scientists Bake a Better Loaf of Bread:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130225112506.htm

How Eating Bread Can Improve Cardiovascular Health:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121128093708.htm

Average UK Salt Content of Packaged Bread Has Fallen 20 Percent in a Decade:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130617202723.htm

Lots more on the site. Many are about wheat production and its complex genome. Some fascinating stuff for people looking beyond baking.