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Sep. 12, 2008

The Evolution of Beer

In this segment, we'll talk with one of the authors of a new scientific study about genetics and beer, and about the genes behind lager beer styles such as Pilsners, Märzen, Dortmunders, and Bocks. Cheers!

beer, lager, genetics, yeast, evolution

Dec. 03, 2010

The Science of Beer and Brewing

Yeast, hops, grain, water, biology, chemistry, and physics, all go into making a great glass of beer.

beer, brewing, fermentation

Nov. 09, 2012

Bioengineering Beer Foam

Researchers devised a recipe for improving beer foam.

beer, foam, yeast, bioengineering, genetic engineering, brewing

Nov. 28, 2008

The Science of Brewing Beer

In this special holiday rebroadcast, we travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to find out about the science behind lagers, ales, and porters. Raise a glass to the science of brewing!

beer, brewing, drink

Dec. 28, 2012

Get the Most Bang from Your Bubbly

Chemist Richard Zare pores over the science of bubbles -- from champagne fizz to beer foam.

champagne, beer, bubbles, gas, carbon dioxide, chemistry, bubbly, new year's

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