I've learned a bunch about the mating life of S. cerevisiae and about alcohol fermentation, but I haven't found a definitive answer to one question: Does yeast mate during alcohol fermentation? More than usual? Less than usual? Not at all? If it does, does that mean that a-factor and α-factor are present in beer and wine?
Why is candida kefyr an ingredient in kefir? Is it beneficial, neutral, or harmful? [more inside]
Gross but I must ask -- FOR SCIENCE. What creature IS this in my homemade juice? [more inside]
I'm super attracted to him. My ladybusiness apparently isn't. (AROOGA AROOGA TMI NSFW alert) [more inside]
Kingdom of Fungi. Do people who live in the Pacific Northwest have more yeast infections, mold in their houses, and mushrooms in their woods?
Is yeast in bread considered an animal product? [more inside]
Besides baking absurd amounts of bread, how can I use up 6oz of Fresh Bakers Yeast before it expires on 4/12/2010? [more inside]
I was diagnosed with Oral Thrush and am being treated with Diflucan. How long before I'm back to 100% normal? [more inside]
Why do diabetics intermittently get little swaths of redness at the outside corners of the eye? [more inside]