Is yeast the secret to living longer? Here’s the science

From bread to vaccines to thrush and everything in between, turns out the humble yeast is quite the superstar.

That is, according to resident microbiology expert Jacinta Bowler.

Not only is it the key to fluffy bread and delicious beer, but also genetic engineering, lifesaving medications and longevity research!

In this episode of the podcast Huh? Science Explained, Jacinta investigates the delicious, detrimental, and downright disguising parts of yeast.

Huh? Science Explained is a LiSTNR production.

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