Sourdough bread is a microbial mystery

11/06/2019 | 6m 24s Video has closed captioning.

Baking is hard. Baking sourdough bread is even harder, because you have to rely on wild yeasts and bacteria to make your bread rise. But we don't know much about how these tiny organisms work. So researchers at NC State University collected hundreds of sourdough starters from all over the world to try to understand the secret lives of microbes.

Aired: 11/06/19

Rating: NR

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