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Nutritional yeast is a favorite among vegans, is it good for you?

Nutritional yeast is often lauded online as a seasoning that’s dairy-free but tastes like cheese, making it popular among vegans looking to get their cheesy fix. “Nutritional yeast is a vegan diet staple because it’s loaded with B12, a nutrient that’s hard to get enough of without animal products,” registered […]

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Recombinant antibody developed by yeast Surface Display Technology

According to this recent article by Science Direct, Recombinant antibodies have emerged as powerful tools in various fields, including therapeutics, diagnostics, and research applications. The selection of high-affinity antibodies with desired specificity is a crucial step in the development of recombinant antibody-based products. In recent years, yeast surface display technology […]

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How humans became intelligent (thanks to yeast!)

According to this article by The Economist, human neurons are distant relatives of tiny yeast cells, themselves descendants of even simpler microbes. Yet they are organised in structures that are capable of astonishing feats of creativity. How did the world get from bacteria to Bach, from fungus to fugues? The […]

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Yeast proves capable of converting light into energy

A recent Enerzine article finds that certain strains of yeast, an organism well known for its ability to transform carbohydrates into products such as bread and beer, may prefer light to darkness. This discovery could therefore have major implications for our understanding of evolution and biofuel production. Published in the […]

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We’ll soon have a larger choice of lagers thanks to yeast

In this article, Slate finds that cross-breeding old types of yeast in the laboratory now opens the door to new beer flavours. New Scientist points out that most other types of beer are made using ordinary brewer’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae). Lager, on the other hand, is made by crossing this […]

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Why vegans should get to know nutritional yeast

This recent article explains why vegans should get to know nutritional yeast! Cheesy and nutty, nutritional yeast is a popular ingredient in many plant-based dishes. Indeed, it is a versatile ingredient with a wide range of uses. Popular for its cheesy flavor, nutritional yeast is a great addition to soups, […]

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