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Space Beer!

Submitted by DM on Sun, 22/06/2008 - 13:00

Science & technology is really Japan's kind of thing.   Okayama University sent barley grains to the International Space Station to be stored to see how they survived in space. &


Submitted by DM on Fri, 21/03/2008 - 15:39

Saccharomyces cerevisae is the yeast (a type of fungus) that ferments the sugary wort into beer and makes bread rise by generating carbon dioxide.   Saccharomyces is derived from t


Submitted by DM on Mon, 17/03/2008 - 18:34

Barley has been around for about 20,000 years when it was bred from its ancestor into its more recogisable form in ancient Egypt.   It belongs to the grass family and produces grains cont

Measuring bitterness in beer DM Sun, 09/03/2008 - 23:20

Different varieties of hops have different bitterness and aroma characteristics.