17 März 2015

Would you wear yeast perfume? Microbes used to brew scent

Genetically engineered microorganisms could replace flowers as sources of ingredients for perfumes - and even recreate scents from plants long extinct

SITTING before me is a vial of cloudy white broth. Biologist Patrick Boyle invites me to take a sniff. To…

Full text: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22530113.600-would-you-wear-yeast-perfume-microbes-used-to-brew-scent.html?full=true#bx301136B1


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