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11 Ways That Yeast Shaped Modern Civilization

By Chaunton Apr 30, 2014

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We are all at least sort of aware of yeast. It’s that stuff that makes bread rise, right? Sure, but it is so much more. Yeast is instrumental in a whole bunch of processes (both good and bad) that makes human civilization look the way it does today. We thought it was the yeast we could do to offer a few of them here. (We are so sorry for that.)

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