Yeast has brought a lot of joy into the world, but its evolutionary origins were unclear until scientists did a worldwide genomic survey of the humble organism. Based on the genetic diversity of strains found in China, they concluded that its origin is almost certainly in that part of the world. (more…)

from Boing Boing https://boingboing.net/2018/05/22/thanks-for-the-wine-beer-bre.html

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