In May 2014, a group of scientists took a field trip to a small brewery in an old warehouse in Seattle, Washington. They were looking for some yeast to sequence — and to taste some beer, if it came down to it. … Using the Hi-C technique, the team identified a yeast belonging to the genus Pichia, which turned out to be a hybrid of a known species called P. membranifaciens and another Pichia species completely new to science, the team recently reported on the preprint server bioRxiv.
Source: Drudge Report

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