Microbial Highlight: Zymomonas mobilis adding biofuel to fire

Microbial Highlight: Zymomonas mobilis adding biofuel to fire

Kenny introduces Microbial Highlights, a new FTDM series exploring microbial diversity featuring unique artwork by Steffen Poltak. Notorious for ruining alcoholic beverages made from apples since Roman times, Zymomonas mobilis is now gaining momentum in the Biotch industry as an alternative to yeast for biofuel production. Read on to learn more about "cider sickness" and how may just be the solution biofuel needs.

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The Bac[tea]rial Beauty of Kombucha

The Bac[tea]rial Beauty of Kombucha

Some like their tea with sugar and some take a splash of cream. If Earl Grey is just not your "bag", maybe you're one of the others who prefer steeping their beverages with a wild collection of bacteria and fungus.

Curiosity outweighing your gag reflex? Don't let me tea'se you...

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