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Engineers Create “Living Materials” – Inspired by Symbiotic Culture Used to Make Kombucha Tea

Engineers have developed a new way to generate tough, functional materials using a mix of bacteria and yeast similar to the “kombucha mother” used to ferment tea. Credit: Chenfu Hsing A symbiotic culture of specialized yeast and bacteria can generate tough materials able to perform a variety of functions. Engineers at MIT and Imperial College…
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