Solar-Powered Yeast Are More Efficient Drug Factories
Solar-Powered Yeast Are More Efficient Drug Factories
Researchers have outfitted brewer’s yeast with light-harvesting semiconductors to boost chemical productivity.
Solar-Powered Yeast Are More Efficient Drug Factories
Solar-Powered Yeast Are More Efficient Drug Factories

Researchers have outfitted brewer’s yeast with light-harvesting semiconductors to boost chemical productivity.

Researchers have outfitted brewer’s yeast with light-harvesting semiconductors to boost chemical productivity.

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Morphine’s Missing Link Found
Morphine’s Missing Link Found
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 29, 2015
Researchers identified the last poppy gene product needed to produce morphine in yeast.
Alternate Pathways Yield New Antibiotics
Alternate Pathways Yield New Antibiotics
Amanda B. Keener | May 29, 2015
Scientists tinker with biosynthetic pathways to make versions of a common antibiotic that stunt drug-resistant bacteria.